Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School



Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 191
1 210
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Laurel, DE in the Laurel School District. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School is the 77th largest public school in Delaware and the 28,011th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,011th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 77th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 114th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 103rd out of 122

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Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(55%)
698
(54%)
 Female 196
(45%)
595
(46%)

Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 217
(50%)
694
(54%)
 Black 125
(29%)
396
(31%)
 Hispanic 58
(13%)
140
(11%)
 Two or More 29
(7%)
40
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 301
(69%)
876
(68%)
 Not Eligible 115
(26%)
350
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
67
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School is ranked 39th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.6%) is higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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 (paul Laurence) Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 341
2006 333
2007 363
2008 381
2009 416
2010 447
2011 436
2012 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.2
2007 15.1
2008 14.9
2009 14.6
2010 15.4
2011 16.1
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51026392961877
2006 0.5045045045045
2007 0.46280991735537
2008 0.6246719160105
2009 0.57932692307692
2010 0.27740492170022
2011 0.67660550458716
2012 0.73563218390805

Compare Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 73.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School
Laurel, DE
Public PK - 01 435 17.4:1  
North Laurel Elementary School
Laurel, DE
Public 02 - 04 552 17.2:1 1 miles
Laurel Intermediate School
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Public 05 - 06 306 15.3:1 1 miles
Epworth Christian School
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Private PK - 08 142 6:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 543 15.1:1 6 miles
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Public KG - 05 362 17.2:1 7 miles
Seaford Central Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 470 16.2:1 7 miles
Delmar Middle School
Delmar, DE
Public 05 - 08 706 18.1:1 7 miles
Seaford Middle School
Seaford, DE
Public 06 - 08 739 13.4:1 7 miles
Delmar Elementary
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Public PK - 04 826 16.2:1 8 miles
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 434 13.2:1 9 miles
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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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