Dunbar Creative Performing Arts

  • Dunbar Creative Performing Arts serves 474 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dunbar Creative Performing Arts placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dunbar Creative Performing Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Dunbar Creative Performing Arts's student population of 474 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dunbar Creative Performing Arts is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dunbar Creative Performing Arts is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#277 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
74%
33%
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White
21%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.410.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMobile County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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