Dunbar High School



Dunbar High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dunbar High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 210
10 171
11 141
12 131

Dunbar High School is a public high school of the District of Columbia Public Schools located in Washington, DC. It has 653 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dunbar High School is the 9th largest public high school in District of Columbia and the 8,781st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.6 to 1.

Total Students: 653
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5

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Dunbar High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 350
(54%)
6,175
(50%)
 Female 303
(46%)
6,167
(50%)

Dunbar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 623
(95%)
8,811
(71%)
 Hispanic 26
(4%)
2,304
(19%)
 White 3
(0%)
807
(7%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
167
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
227
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Dunbar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 641
(98%)
10,306
(84%)
 Not Eligible 12
(2%)
1,974
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
62
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dunbar High School is ranked 8th out of 42 ranked schools in District of Columbia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dunbar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) is higher than the state average of 79.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dunbar High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 831
2006 807
2007 913
2008 921
2009 837
2010 766
2011 593
2012 504
2013 628
2014 653
2015 653

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 13.7
2007 7.9
2008 14.4
2009 12.7
2010 15
2011 12.6
2012 13.1
2013 15.1
2014 15.5
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47894103489771
2006 0.5997521685254
2007 0.63088718510405
2008 0.71878393051031
2009 0.91756272401434
2010 0.99608355091384
2011 0.68465430016863
2012 0.66269841269841
2013 0.99522292993631
2014 1
2015 0.98162327718224

Compare Dunbar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,055.0% 10.5:1
 
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 79.9%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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