Dunbar College Preparatory Academy

Dunbar College Preparatory Academy serves 578 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 578 students has grown by 55% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 578 students
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Hispanic
42%
51%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
56%
13%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Black (2006-2013)
White
1%
30%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy White (2006-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Sch 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.
0.51 0.41
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
88%
53%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,076 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 32,076 822
Lubbock Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $258 MM $9 MM
District Spending $248 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,914 $11,947
Lubbock Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,555 $12,666
Lubbock Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lubbock Co J J A E P (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lubbock Co J J A E P (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wheatley Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LubbockWheatley Elementary School
    1802 East 28th St
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)766-1877
    0.2 mi | 366 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LubbockErvin Elementary School
    1802 East 28th St
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)766-1000
    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • LubbockLubbock Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    1323 East 24th St
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)766-1781
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 12 students | Gr. 6-11                      
  • LubbockProject Intercept School
    Alternative School
    1323 East 24th St
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)766-1633
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | 53 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • LubbockIles Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2401 Date Ave
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)766-1755
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 241 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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