Dunbar Middle School (Closed 2008)

  • Dunbar Middle School served 297 students in grades 5-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 21% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 10%.
  • Dunbar Middle School operated within the Marion County s School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 297 students
Dunbar Middle School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender % Dunbar Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Dunbar Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Dunbar Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Dunbar Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2007)
Asian
n/a
1%
Dunbar Middle School Asian Students (2000-2007)
Hispanic
1%
2%
Dunbar Middle School Black Students (2004-2007)
Black
20%
5%
Dunbar Middle School Black Students (1991-2007)
White
79%
90%
Dunbar Middle School White Students (1991-2007)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.34 0.12
Dunbar Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2008)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
n/a
Dunbar Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2007)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
n/a
Dunbar Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2007)

District Comparison

School District Name Marion County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
10
Number of Students Managed 8,168 3,418
Marion County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $102 MM $49 MM
Marion County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $102 MM $49 MM
Marion County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,650 $14,238
Marion County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,619 $14,179
Marion County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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