Dunbar Middle School

325 27th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dunbar Middle School serves 392 students in grades 6-8.
Dunbar Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia 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 27% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dunbar Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Dunbar Middle School's student population of 392 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Dunbar Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dunbar Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#530 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
28%
4%
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White
61%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dunbar Middle School is Ben Franklin Career Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dunbar Primary Center (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dunbar Ben Franklin Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    500 28th Street
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-0369
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Dunbar Dunbar Primary Center
    Grades: PK-2 | 300 students
    0.2 miles
    2401 Myers Avenue
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-0367
    0.2 PK-2 300
  • Dunbar William J Raglin Center
    Grades: PK-K | 61 students
    0.6 miles
    142 Marshall Avenue
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-0378
    0.6 PK-K 61
  • Dunbar James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    Grades: 7-12
    0.7 miles
    60 Manfred Holland Way
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-3502
    0.7 7-12 n/a
  • Dunbar Dunbar Intermediate Center Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    0.8 miles
    1330 Myers Avenue
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-1570
    0.8 PK-5 281

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