Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center



Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Students by Grade
PK 20
K 53
1 64
2 63
3 60
4 55
5 56
6 34
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is a public elementary school located in Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 405 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is the 1,732nd largest public school in Florida and the 31,137th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 405
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,137th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,732nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 934th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,747th out of 2,205

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Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 220
(54%)
129,313
(52%)
 Female 185
(46%)
121,259
(48%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 252
(62%)
59,146
(24%)
 Hispanic 145
(36%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 7
(2%)
19,386
(8%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,793
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
84
(0%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(94%)
166,410
(66%)
 Not Eligible 17
(4%)
63,997
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is ranked 1,062nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.8%) is significantly 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 K-8 Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 553
2006 532
2007 492
2008 427
2009 371
2010 350
2011 346
2012 405

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 11.8
2007 10.7
2008 14
2009 12.2
2010 13
2011 13.3
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97106690777577
2006 0.94736842105263
2007 0.96951219512195
2008 0.92505854800937
2009 0.96765498652291
2010 0.92
2011 0.85838150289017
2012 0.95802469135802

Compare Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 95.8%
 

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