Dunbar Elementary School

1835 Tudor Ave
East Saint Louis, IL 62207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dunbar Elementary School serves 475 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Dunbar Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Dunbar Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Dunbar Elementary School's student population of 475 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Dunbar Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dunbar Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3298 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Black
97%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dunbar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 IL.
Diversity Score
0.060.68
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dunbar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
42%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dunbar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast St Louis 189 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dunbar Elementary School is Siu Charter School Of East Street Louis (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Street Louis-lincoln Middle School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Saint Louis East Street Louis-lincoln Middle School Math: 3% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 646 students
    1.0 miles
    12 S 10th St
    East Saint Louis, IL 62201
    (618) 646-3770
    1 5-8 646
  • East Saint Louis Siu Charter School Of East Street Louis Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 107 students
    1.2 miles
    601 James R Thompson
    East Saint Louis, IL 62201
    (618) 482-8391
    1.2 9-12 107
  • East Saint Louis Vivian Adams Early Child Center
    Grades: PK | 397 students
    1.4 miles
    501 Kate Dunham Pl
    East Saint Louis, IL 62201
    (618) 646-3290
    1.4 PK 397
  • East Saint Louis Wyvetter Younge Altrntv Center Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 115 students
    1.5 miles
    3939 Caseyville Ave
    East Saint Louis, IL 62204
    (618) 646-3760
    1.5 6-12 115
  • East Saint Louis Annette Officer Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 444 students
    1.6 miles
    558 N 27th St
    East Saint Louis, IL 62205
    (618) 646-3970
    1.6 K-4 444

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