PROFICIENCY 30% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #386 of 522 in DADE
  • Ranked #75 of 117 in Miami
  • Ranked #3191 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
50%DADE
36%Miami
49%Florida

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "DADE" in Miami, FL. There are a total of 376 students and 28 teachers at Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 359 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 40% lower than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students376
Teachers28
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch359
Reduced lunch6

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
330-39%
420-29%
530-39%
611-19%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
311-19%
420-29%
520-29%
630-39%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 1.1% 7.7% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 61.2% 22.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.2% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.2% 67.5% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.6% 3.2% 3.1%

Miami demographics profile

StatisticMiamiFloridaNational
Population432,62219,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)12,02229491
Median age39.741.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%54%55%
Speak English23%72%79%
Speak Spanish70%21%13%

Education level achieved in Miami

IndexMiamiFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school71.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.1%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.