Dunbar College Preparatory Academy

  • Dunbar College Preparatory Academy serves 581 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Dunbar College Preparatory Academy operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 581 students
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Student 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 0.52 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 16:1
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
n/a
4%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Asian Students (2006-2010)
Hispanic
44%
52%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
54%
13%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2006-2015)
White
2%
29%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.52 0.41
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

  • Lubbock Independent School District's student population of 29,265 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,522 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,922 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
3
Number of Students Managed 29,265 825
Lubbock Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $278 MM $10 MM
Lubbock Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $319 MM $10 MM
Lubbock Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,522 $11,604
Lubbock Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,922 $11,458
Lubbock Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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