4750 Winkler Avenue Ext
Fort Myers, FL 33966
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School serves 973 students in grades 6-8.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School's student population of 973 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Memorial Day (Schools Closed)
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day for School for Students
June 02, 2022 (Thursday)
Last day of School for Teachers
June 03, 2022 (Friday)
Teachers First Day
August 02, 2022 (Tuesday)
Students First Day
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1759 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
33%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
24%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 973 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 5%)

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