Dunbar School



Dunbar School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dunbar School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 38
2 32
3 31
4 29
5 27
6 17
7 46
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dunbar School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 313 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dunbar School is the 500th largest public school in Connecticut and the 40,099th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 313
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.1

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Dunbar School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 160
(51%)
8,074
(52%)
 Female 153
(49%)
7,460
(48%)

Dunbar School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 191
(61%)
5,767
(37%)
 Hispanic 106
(34%)
7,765
(50%)
 White 11
(4%)
1,454
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
41
(0%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
444
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
55
(0%)

Dunbar School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 309
(99%)
15,401
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
46
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Dunbar School is ranked 136th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dunbar School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Dunbar School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 549
2006 486
2007 363
2008 397
2009 324
2010 317
2011 344
2012 313

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15
2007 10.6
2008 10.9
2009 11.3
2010 11.7
2011 13.5
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99453551912568
2006 0.99382716049383
2007 0.99173553719008
2008 0.99244332493703
2009 0.99074074074074
2010 0.99053627760252
2011 0.99127906976744
2012 0.99041533546326

Compare Dunbar School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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Public KG - 08 313 13.5:1  
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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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