Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center

2315 W 10th St
Texarkana, TX 75501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 282 students in grades Prekindergarten, Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 50%
  • : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center's student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
(12-13)
50%
78%
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(12-13)
57%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
9%
53%
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Black
82%
13%
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White
3%
26%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 78% TX state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 78% TX state average).
How many students attend Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center?
282 students attend Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center?
Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center offer ?
Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten
What school district is Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center part of?
Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center is part of Texarkana ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 50%
  • : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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