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 56
K 36
1 54
2 35
3 43
4 49
5 56
6 31
7 27
8 8
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 395 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is the 1,828th largest public school in Florida and the 32,569th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 395
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,569th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,828th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,163rd out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,846th out of 2,252

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Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 212
(54%)
129,298
(51%)
 Female 183
(46%)
122,265
(49%)

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 215
(54%)
55,006
(22%)
 Hispanic 168
(43%)
174,039
(69%)
 White 9
(2%)
17,872
(7%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
1,677
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
135
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2,736
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(0%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 380
(96%)
169,547
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
13,092
(5%)
 Not Eligible 7
(2%)
68,924
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is ranked 1,076th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.4%. 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
2013 376
2014 376
2015 395

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
2013 12.5
2014 13.4
2015 14.6

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
2013 0.9468085106383
2014 0.97074468085106
2015 0.98227848101266

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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