Paul Dunbar Lawrence School
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Students: 261 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 16% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School's student population of 261 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paul Dunbar Lawrence School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1893 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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