Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School (Closed 2021)

499 West Sixth Street
Laurel, DE 19956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-1. 
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 54% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students
405 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (DE)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
19%
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Black
27%
30%
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White
46%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School?
405 students attend Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School?
Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School offer ?
Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-1
What school district is Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School part of?
Dunbar (Paul Laurence) Elementary School is part of Laurel School District.

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