Paul Dunbar Lawrence School



Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 42
1 54
2 38
3 41
4 30
5 44
6 28
7 32
8 26
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paul Dunbar Lawrence School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Phoenix Elementary School District. It enrolls 355 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paul Dunbar Lawrence School is the 866th largest public school in Arizona and the 36,183rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,183rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 866th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 177th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 709th out of 948

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Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 180
(51%)
3,636
(51%)
 Female 175
(49%)
3,553
(49%)

Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 243
(68%)
5,891
(82%)
 Black 77
(22%)
521
(7%)
 American Indian 16
(5%)
190
(3%)
 White 10
(3%)
353
(5%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
65
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
166
(2%)

Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 285
(80%)
5,229
(73%)
 Not Eligible 49
(14%)
1,449
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
511
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Paul Dunbar Lawrence School is ranked 437th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paul Dunbar Lawrence School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Paul Dunbar Lawrence School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 287
2006 236
2007 235
2008 316
2009 282
2010 304
2011 373
2012 355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.7
2006 19.3
2007 17.2
2008 23.9
2009 14.7
2010 17.2
2011 21.1
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.8771186440678
2007 0.98723404255319
2008 0.99050632911392
2009 0.042553191489362
2010 0.036184210526316
2011 0.80160857908847
2012 0.86197183098592

Compare Paul Dunbar Lawrence School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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