Dunbar Paul L School

  • Dunbar Paul L School serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dunbar Paul L School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Dunbar Paul L School's student population of 270 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dunbar Paul L School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dunbar Paul L School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2711 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
89%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dunbar Paul L School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.210.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dunbar Paul L School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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