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 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School's student population of 405 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students
405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School is 0.69, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
18%
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Black
27%
30%
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White
46%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Students: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 30% in DE)

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