Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
500 Saint Anthony St

Mobile, AL 36603

Tel: (251)221-2160
  • Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School operates within the Mobile County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 550 students
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Asian
n/a
1%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
57%
33%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
37%
56%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.54 0.32
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
37%
47%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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
5%
Dunbar Creative Performing Arts Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Mobile County School District's student population of 59,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,503 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,871 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mobile County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
6
Number of Students Managed 59,789 2,879
Mobile County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $559 MM $28 MM
Mobile County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $581 MM $29 MM
Mobile County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,503 $9,721
Mobile County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,871 $10,229
Mobile County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  7/27/2012
This school is great and has plenty of programs offered
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