Dunbar Middle School (Closed 2008)

Grades: 5-6

297 students

Dunbar Middle School served 297 students in grades 5-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 21% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 8%.
Dunbar Middle School operated within the Marion County s School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 297 students
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Hispanic
1%
1%
Black
20%
5%
White
79%
92%
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.
0.34 0.12
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.
42%
47%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

School District Name Marion County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
10
Number of Students Managed 8,847 3,736
District Total Revenue $86 MM $44 MM
District Spending $88 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,643 $11,815
District Spending / Student $10,789 $11,723
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairmont Senior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Fairmont Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barnes Center (alc) (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairmont Fairmont Senior High School
    1 Loop Park Dr
    FairmontWV 26554
    (304)367-2150
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 734 students                      
  • FairmontEast Fairmont Junior High School
    1 Orion Ln
    FairmontWV 26554
    (304)367-2123
    0.8 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 367 students                      
  • FairmontWest Fairmont Middle School
    110 10th St
    FairmontWV 26554
    (304)366-5631
    1.1 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 628 students                      
  • FairmontBarnes Center (alc)
    Alternative School
    100 Naomi St
    FairmontWV 26554
    (304)367-2127
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-12 | n/a students                      
  • FairmontEast Park Elementary School
    1025 Fairfax St
    FairmontWV 26554
    (304)367-2134
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 374 students                      

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