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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • Public
  • BALTIMORE, MD

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is a public school located in BALTIMORE, MD. It has 868 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
930
219 responses
Average ACT
22
13 responses
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$33,122
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$723
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$193,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
59%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
59%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
  • Homecoming
    32%
  • Graduation
    23%
  • Prom
    23%
  • Senior Farewell
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Senior week
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
868
Free or Reduced Lunch
53%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,235
Teachers in First/Second Year
5%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$17,570 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 37 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 37 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 37 responses

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