Paul Laurence Dunbar High School



Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paul Laurence 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
9 619
10 524
11 552
12 462
UG 3

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is a public high school of the Fayette County School District located in Lexington, KY. It has 2,160 students in grades 9th through 12th. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Kentucky and the 1,080th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,160
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.3

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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,103
(51%)
5,558
(52%)
 Female 1,057
(49%)
5,197
(48%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,268
(59%)
6,431
(60%)
 Black 362
(17%)
2,615
(24%)
 Hispanic 301
(14%)
968
(9%)
 Asian 171
(8%)
434
(4%)
 Two or More 56
(3%)
285
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,395
(65%)
6,590
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 672
(31%)
3,675
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(4%)
490
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is ranked 16th out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.4%) is lower than the state average of 50.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2209
2006 2135
2007 2134
2008 2077
2009 2074
2010 2099
2011 2120
2012 2160

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.1
2007 19.1
2008 18.8
2009 21.3
2010 18.3
2011 17.6
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22408329560887
2006 0.22435597189696
2007 0.25117150890347
2008 0.27106403466538
2009 0.30906460945034
2010 0.31252977608385
2011 0.31933962264151
2012 0.35416666666667

Compare Paul Laurence Dunbar High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,160 18.6:1  
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