Dunbar Middle School (Closed 2008)

  • Dunbar Middle School served 297 students in grades 5-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the WV average of 14:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students297 students
Dunbar Middle School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender %Dunbar Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Dunbar Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by GradeDunbar Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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)
All Ethnic GroupsDunbar Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.340.19
Dunbar Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2007)
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%
22%
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%
4%
Dunbar Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2007)

District Comparison

School District NameMarion County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
10
Number of Students Managed8,1683,418
Marion County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$87 MM$43 MM
Marion County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$96 MM$46 MM
Marion County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,762$11,650
Marion County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,912$12,559
Marion County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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