Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School



Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 335
7 312
8 296
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School is a public elementary school located in Fort Myers, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 943 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 943
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 54

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Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 472
(50%)
29,739
(48%)
 Male 471
(50%)
31,800
(52%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 324
(34%)
9,391
(15%)
 White 320
(34%)
27,366
(44%)
 Hispanic 233
(25%)
22,097
(36%)
 Asian 34
(4%)
981
(2%)
 Two or More 31
(3%)
1,534
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 607
(64%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 263
(28%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(8%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 Laurence Dunbar Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 976
2006 848
2007 924
2008 864
2009 878
2010 810
2011 855
2012 943

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.3
2007 16.5
2008 16
2009 16.9
2010 16.5
2011 17.5
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43954918032787
2006 0.47287735849057
2007 0.53787878787879
2008 0.58217592592593
2009 0.66173120728929
2010 0.65679012345679
2011 0.68421052631579
2012 0.72110286320255

Compare Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 72.1%
 

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Public 06 - 08 943 17.5:1  
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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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