Dunbar Primary Center

2401 Myers Avenue
Dunbar, WV 25064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dunbar Primary Center serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dunbar Primary Center places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Dunbar Primary Center's student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Dunbar Primary Center is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
23%
4%
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White
62%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dunbar Primary Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dunbar Primary Center is Ben Franklin Career Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dunbar Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dunbar Dunbar Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 392 students
    0.2 miles
    325 27th Street
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-0363
    0.2 6-8 392
  • Dunbar Ben Franklin Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.4 miles
    500 28th Street
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-0369
    0.4 9-12 n/a
  • Dunbar Dunbar Intermediate Center Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    0.7 miles
    1330 Myers Avenue
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-1570
    0.7 PK-5 281
  • Dunbar William J Raglin Center
    Grades: PK-K | 61 students
    0.8 miles
    142 Marshall Avenue
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-0378
    0.8 PK-K 61
  • Dunbar James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    Grades: 7-12
    0.9 miles
    60 Manfred Holland Way
    Dunbar, WV 25064
    (304) 766-3502
    0.9 7-12 n/a

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