Douglass High School

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Description Frederick Douglass High School is a public school located in northwest Atlanta, Georgia, USA, bordering the Collier Heights and Center Hill communities.HistorySince 1968, Frederick Douglass High School has served the communities of Historic Collier Heights, Peyton Forest, Cascade Heights, Center Hill, and the city of Atlanta. Atlanta Public Schools established Douglass High School to relieve overcrowding at nearby Harper, Turner, and West Fulton High Schools. All three of these (as well as the defunct Archer High School) eventually merged with Douglass.Over 1,200 students attend Douglass High School, making it one of the larger high schools in the Atlanta Public School System.From 2002 to 2004 the school was renovated to update the main building and add a gymnasium and auditorium. These buildings honor former principals Lester W. Butts and Samuel L. Hill. In 2009, Frederick Douglass High School was listed in the National Historic Registry as one of the buildings in "The Collier Heights Historic District: Atlanta's Premier African American Suburb".AcademicsDouglass High School is made up of several small learning communities: (CFEAT) - Center for Engineering and Applied Technology(C&J) - Communications and Journalism(HTM) - Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Marketing(B&E) - Center for Business and EntrepreneurshipFeeder patternsElementary schools feeding Douglass are Grove Park, F.L. Stanton, Usher, and White. Middle schools feeding Douglass are Harper-Archer and Kennedy.
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