Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar

Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar serves 325 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar operates within the New York City Geographic # 8 School District.

Overview

The student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 325 students
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Asian (2007-2008)
Hispanic
64%
23%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
32%
19%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Black (2006-2012)
White
2%
48%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Sch Ethnicity Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.49 1.03
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
82%
42%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Middle School 301 Paul L Dunbar Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,526 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 8 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
3
Number of Students Managed 30,526 1,324
New York City Geographic  # 8 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jane Addams High School For Academic Careers (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Bronx Academy For Applied Media (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 140 The Eagle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bronx Bronx Haven High School
    916 Eagle Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10456
    (718)402-3134
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Bronx P.S. 140 The Eagle School
    916 Eagle Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10456
    (718)585-1205
    0.1  mi  |  621  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bronx Icahn Charter School 3
    Charter School
    968 Cauldwell Ave 3rd Fl
    Bronx , NY , 10456
    (718)991-5157
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Bronx P.S. 146 Edward Collins
    968 Cauldwell Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10456
    (718)378-9664
    0.2  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bronx Bronx Success Academy Charter School 2
    Charter School
    968 Cauldwell Ave 3rd Fl
    Bronx , NY , 10456
    (347)687-2722
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  246  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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