Dunbar Elementary School



Dunbar Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dunbar Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 134
2 115
3 100
4 100
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dunbar Elementary School is a public elementary school located in East St. Louis, IL in the East St Louis School District 189. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dunbar Elementary School is the 571st largest public school in Illinois and the 17,886th largest nationally. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,886th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 571st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,199th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,217th out of 2,345

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Dunbar Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 297
(55%)
2,373
(50%)
 Male 243
(45%)
2,409
(50%)

Dunbar Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 538
(100%)
4,705
(98%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Dunbar Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(98%)
4,664
(98%)
 Not Eligible 10
(2%)
88
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
30
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Dunbar Elementary School is ranked 214th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dunbar Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 104
2006 443
2007 470
2008 444
2009 459
2010 427
2011 415
2012 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 22.2
2007 23.5
2008 18.5
2009 20.9
2010 18
2011 18
2012 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88461538461538
2006 0.87133182844244
2007 0.65957446808511
2008 0.95045045045045
2009 0.98039215686275
2010 0.93208430913349
2011 0.99277108433735
2012 0.98148148148148

Compare Dunbar Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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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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