Dunbar School

  • Dunbar School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 8% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Dunbar School's student population of 407 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dunbar School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dunbar School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#964 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
46%
24%
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Black
47%
13%
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White
6%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dunbar School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBRIDGEPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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