Dunbar Middle School (Closed 2008)

101 High St,

Fairmont, WV, 26554-2916

Grades: 5-6

297 students

Dunbar Middle School (Closed 2008) 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 22% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 8%.
Dunbar Middle School (Closed 2008) operated within the Marion County School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 297 students
Dunbar Middle School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Dunbar Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Dunbar Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Dunbar Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2007)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Dunbar Middle School Asian (1990-2007)
Hispanic
1%
1%
Dunbar Middle School Hispanic (1997-2007)
Black
19%
5%
Dunbar Middle School Black (1990-2007)
White
78%
92%
Dunbar Middle School White (1990-2007)
All Ethnic Groups Dunbar Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dunbar Middle School 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.
0.36 0.30
Dunbar Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2007)
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%
45%
Dunbar Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2007)
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%
8%
Dunbar Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2007)

District Comparison

School District Name Marion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
12
Number of Students Managed 7,960 3,727
Marion County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $44 MM
Marion County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $44 MM
Marion County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,643 $11,815
Marion County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,789 $11,723
Marion County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Students Grades
  • Fairmont Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Fairmont Senior High School
    1 Loop Park Dr
    Fairmont , WV , 26554
    (304)367-2150
    0.8  mi  |  685  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fairmont East Fairmont Junior High School
    1 Orion Ln
    Fairmont , WV , 26554
    (304)367-2123
    0.8  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Fairmont West Fairmont Middle School
    110 10th St
    Fairmont , WV , 26554
    (304)366-5631
    1.1  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Fairmont Barnes Center (alc)
    Alternative School
    100 Naomi St
    Fairmont , WV , 26554
    (304)367-2127
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Fairmont East Park Elementary School
    1025 Fairfax St
    Fairmont , WV , 26554
    (304)367-2134
    1.3  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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