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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (leave a review)
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+1 (859) 381-3546

1600 Man O' War Blvd

Lexington, Kentucky


About Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is one of 76 schools in the Fayette County Public Schools district of Kentucky.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 2,288 students from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $59,232, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of $53,125.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School 2288$1,45019$59,2320.63
Rosa Parks Elementary School (0.81 miles) 737$2,67517$64,1420.51
Beaumont Middle School (1.3 miles) 1096$1,98816$67,7750.51
Stonewall Elementary School (1.67 miles) 635$2,47614$57,4230.36
Garden Springs Elementary School (1.7 miles) 491$3,70414$67,0260.45
Clays Mill Elementary School (2.18 miles) 516$2,90313$64,5660.30

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Number of pupils2288
Funding per pupil$1,450
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$59,232
Diversity index0.63

Rosa Parks Elementary School (0.81 miles)

Number of pupils737
Funding per pupil$2,675
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$64,142
Diversity index0.51

Beaumont Middle School (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils1096
Funding per pupil$1,988
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$67,775
Diversity index0.51

Stonewall Elementary School (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils635
Funding per pupil$2,476
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$57,423
Diversity index0.36

Garden Springs Elementary School (1.7 miles)

Number of pupils491
Funding per pupil$3,704
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$67,026
Diversity index0.45

Clays Mill Elementary School (2.18 miles)

Number of pupils516
Funding per pupil$2,903
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$64,566
Diversity index0.30
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Rankings within Kentucky
There are 1,564 schools in Kentucky. Rankings don't always go up to 1,564 because some schools have missing data.
2ndlargest school
3rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1435thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
240thhighest average teaching salary
1155thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1096thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
107thhighest diversity index
1370thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 170 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 170 days

12th Grade: 170 days

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