Dunbar Magnet Middle School

1100 Wright Ave
Little Rock, AR 72206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 626 students in grades 6-8, Dunbar Magnet Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dunbar Magnet Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Dunbar Magnet Middle School's student population of 626 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Dunbar Magnet Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dunbar Magnet Middle School is 0.40, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#955 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6%
36%
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13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
14%
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Black
76%
20%
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White
6%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dunbar Magnet Middle School's ranking?
Dunbar Magnet Middle School is ranked #955 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Dunbar Magnet Middle School often compared to?
Dunbar Magnet Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mann Magnet Middle School, Lisa West Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Dunbar Magnet Middle School?
626 students attend Dunbar Magnet Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Dunbar Magnet Middle School students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dunbar Magnet Middle School?
Dunbar Magnet Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Dunbar Magnet Middle School offer ?
Dunbar Magnet Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dunbar Magnet Middle School part of?
Dunbar Magnet Middle School is part of Little Rock School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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