Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar

Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar serves 224 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar operates within the New York City Geographic # 8 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 224 students has declined by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 224 students
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Hispanic
62%
25%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
37%
18%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Black Students (2006-2014)
White
1%
46%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar White Students (2006-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.36
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
42%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic # 8 School District's student population of 28,923 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 8 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
2
Number of Students Managed 28,923 926
New York City Geographic  # 8 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bronx Haven High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Visions Chtr High School-adv Ma/sci Ii (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 140 The Eagle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BronxBronx Haven High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    0.1 miles
    333 East 151st St
    BronxNY 10451
    (718)292-3638
    0.19-12152
  • BronxP.S. 140 The Eagle School
    Grades: PK-5 | 645 students
    0.1 miles
    916 Eagle Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)585-1205
    0.1PK-5645
  • BronxIcahn Charter School 3Charter School
    Grades: KG-7 | 272 students
    0.2 miles
    1500 Pelham Parkway South
    BronxNY 10461
    (718)828-0034
    0.2KG-7272
  • BronxJane Addams High School For Academic CareersVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 303 students
    0.2 miles
    900 Tinton Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)292-4513
    0.29-12303
  • BronxNew Visions Chtr High School-adv Ma/sci IiCharter School
    Grades: 9-10 | 230 students
    0.2 miles
    900 Tinton Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (212)645-5110
    0.29-10230

School Reviews

I taught there for only a short time since I was preparing to retire and was placed as a necessary transfer from a previous assignment. The neighborhood was rather rough but the school had a very supportive and helpful administrative /faculty team. The low standard scores are a result of conditions the young people face at home making teachers face a very challenging student population and do try their best. I felt I had sufficient materials to teach so you can't blame that for an inadequacy. Since I left in 2006 there was a dramatic drop in staff and students. In all Dunbar has sufficient programs, teachers and facilities. The arts and extras I didn't know too much since I left rather early. I would consider this school for your child.
- Posted by Teacher, 07/19/16

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