Dunbar College Prepratory Academy

Dunbar College Prepratory Academy serves 565 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 565 students has grown by 52% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 565 students
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Asian (2006-2010)
Hispanic
45%
50%
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
51%
13%
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Black (2006-2012)
White
2%
31%
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Sch Ethnicity Dunbar College Prepratory Academy 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.
0.54 0.99
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy 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.
87%
44%
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy 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.
6%
7%
Dunbar College Prepratory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
4
Number of Students Managed 28,772 730
Lubbock Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $258 MM $9 MM
District Spending $248 MM $9 MM
Lubbock Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Project Intercept School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Project Intercept School (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
  • Lubbock Wheatley Elementary School
    1802 East 28th St
    Lubbock , TX , 79404
    (806)766-1877
    0.2  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lubbock Project Intercept School
    Alternative School
    1323 East 24th St
    Lubbock , TX , 79404
    (806)766-1633
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  99  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Lubbock Lubbock Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    1323 East 24th St
    Lubbock , TX , 79404
    (806)766-1781
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  6-11
  • Lubbock Iles Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2401 Date Ave
    Lubbock , TX , 79404
    (806)766-1755
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  215  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lubbock Harwell Elementary School
    4101 Ave D
    Lubbock , TX , 79404
    (806)766-1711
    1.8  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Lubbock, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.62, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Lubbock is Canyon Lakes. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.