Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar

Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar serves 279 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar operates within the New York City Geographic # 8 School District.

Overview

The student population of 279 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 279 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 15:1 13:1
Hispanic
67%
24%
Black
32%
19%
White
1%
47%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.45 0.36
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.
85%
41%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,199 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 8 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 31,199 1,015
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bronx Haven High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Visions Charter High School For Advanced Math (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
    333 East 151st St
    BronxNY 10451
    (718)292-3638
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 177 students                      
  • BronxP.S. 140 The Eagle School
    916 Eagle Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)585-1205
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 649 students                      
  • BronxIcahn Charter School 3
    Charter School
    1500 Pelham Parkway South
    BronxNY 10461
    (718)828-0034
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 222 students                      
  • BronxP.S. 146 Edward Collins
    968 Cauldwell Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)378-9664
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 474 students                      
  • BronxJane Addams High School For Academic Careers
    Vocational School
    900 Tinton Ave
    BronxNY 10456
    (718)292-4513
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 488 students                      

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