Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School

500 Saint Anthony St

Mobile, AL 36603-6123

Tel: (251)221-2160
Grades: 4-9

545 students

Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School serves 545 students in grades 4-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School operates within the Mobile County School District.

Overview

The student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 4-9
Total Students 545 students
Gender % 35% Male / 65%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
4%
5%
Black
52%
34%
White
43%
57%
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.
0.55 0.31
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.
62%
52%
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.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
113
7
Number of Students Managed 61,341 2,979
District Total Revenue $580 MM $29 MM
District Spending $595 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,279 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,522 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mobile Co Alternative School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mobile Co Alternative School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mobile Co Alternative School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MobileMobile Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    504 Government St
    MobileAL 36602
    (251)221-4245
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 81 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MobileFlorence Howard Elementary School
    957 Dr Martin L King Jr Ave
    MobileAL 36603
    (251)221-1406
    0.6 mi | 445 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MobileCalloway Smith Middle School
    350 North Lawrence St
    MobileAL 36603
    (251)221-2042
    0.8 mi | 747 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • Mobile W H Council Traditional School
    Magnet School
    751 Wilkinson St
    MobileAL 36603
    (251)221-1139
    Magnet School

    1.5 mi | 657 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MobileLeinkauf Elementary School
    1410 Monroe St
    MobileAL 36604
    (251)221-1495
    1.5 mi | 426 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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  • Recommended July 27, 2012 - This school is great and has plenty of programs offered - Posted by Student/Alumni

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