Dunbar Elementary School

  • Dunbar Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Dunbar Elementary School's student population of 329 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students329 students
This chart display total students of Dunbar Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Dunbar Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dunbar Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dunbar Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dunbar Elementary School is 0.06, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dunbar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dunbar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dunbar Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
97%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dunbar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dunbar Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.06n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Dunbar Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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