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 15:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students581 students
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeDunbar College Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
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)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsDunbar College Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.520.63
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
88%
52%
Dunbar College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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
6%
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 $9,423 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,789 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
3
Number of Students Managed29,265825
Lubbock Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$275 MM$9 MM
Lubbock Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$257 MM$10 MM
Lubbock Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,423$12,250
Lubbock Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,789$12,682
Lubbock Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • LubbockErvin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
    0.3 miles
    1802 E 28th St
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)219-8200
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    Grades: 6-11 | 10 students
    0.4 miles
    1628 19th St
    LubbockTX 79401
    (806)766-1781
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  • LubbockPriority Intervention AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 106 students
    0.4 miles
    1323 E 24th St
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)219-2400
    0.46-12106
  • LubbockAlderson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 641 students
    1.6 miles
    219 Walnut Ave
    LubbockTX 79403
    (806)219-8000
    1.6PK-5641
  • LubbockHarwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    1.8 miles
    4101 Ave D
    LubbockTX 79404
    (806)219-5700
    1.8PK-5534

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