Dunbar Elementary School

  • Dunbar Elementary School serves 229 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Dunbar Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Dunbar Elementary School operates within the Sonoma Valley Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Dunbar Elementary School's student population of 229 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students229 students
Gender %Dunbar Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeDunbar Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Dunbar Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dunbar Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
Hispanic
70%
54%
White
23%
24%
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsDunbar Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.460.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Dunbar Elementary School is Sonoma Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Sonoma Valley Unified School District's student population of 4,594 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,536 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,878 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    School District NameSonoma Valley Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    4
    Number of Students Managed4,5941,585
    Sonoma Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$49 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$46 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,536$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,878$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • Kenwood Kenwood Elementary School
      Grades: K-6 | 141 students
      2.9 miles
      230 Randolph Ave.
      Kenwood, CA 95452
      (707)833-2500
      2.9 K-6 141
    • Sonoma Sonoma Charter Charter School
      Grades: K-8 | 218 students
      4.5 miles
      17202 Sonoma Hwy.
      Sonoma, CA 95476
      (707)935-4232
      4.5 K-8 218
    • Sonoma Flowery Elementary School Magnet School
      Grades: K-5 | 336 students
      4.9 miles
      17600 Sonoma Hwy.
      Sonoma, CA 95476
      (707)935-6060
      4.9 K-5 336
    • Sonoma Altimira Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
      5.0 miles
      17805 Arnold Dr.
      Sonoma, CA 95476
      (707)935-6020
      5.0 6-8 557
    • Sonoma Woodland Star Charter Charter School
      Grades: K-8 | 249 students
      5.0 miles
      17811 Arnold Dr.
      Sonoma, CA 95476
      (707)996-3849
      5.0 K-8 249

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