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  • Dunbar Intermediate Center
  • 1330 Myers Avenue, Dunbar
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 301
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Dunbar Middle School
  • 325 27th Street, Dunbar
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Shawnee Community Center
  • 142 Marshall Avenue, Dunbar
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 51
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Dunbar Primary Center
  • 2401 Myers Avenue, Dunbar
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 306
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • James H. "tiger" Morton Juvenile Center
  • 60 Manfred Holland Way, Dunbar
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 27
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Ben Franklin Vocational Center
  • 500 28th Street, Dunbar
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 1:1

Dunbar school information

IndexDunbarWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores32%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools750979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Dunbar, WV educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dunbar public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 18% lower than than the West Virginia average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dunbar public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 23.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Dunbar

IndexDunbarWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.9%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.8%1.3%

Dunbar, WV School Districts

Kanawha County School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dunbar. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dunbar, WV schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Dunbar, WV, an average of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Dunbar schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Dunbar, WV schools.

Source: The Dunbar, WV education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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