Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
43.7
Math Proficiency
2.6
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,099 Students
  • 115 Teachers

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
1600 MAN O' WAR BLVD
LEXINGTON, KY 40513

Phone: (859) 381-3546

District: Fayette County Public Schools

Overview

At Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is 52 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 35 percent. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is 1 of 5 high schools in the Fayette County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,099
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 35%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 31%
Full-Time Teachers 115

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 70%
Proficient in Math 56%
College Readiness Index 43.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 5
Total Students 9,888
Proficient in Reading (district average) 67%
Proficient in Math (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 30.3

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