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About This School

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is a public high school in Baltimore. 717 students go to Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and White, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School students have "limited English proficiency." 71% of the 717 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is 17:1. Baltimore Freedom Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Swimming
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 98% 88%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.7%
White, non-Hispanic 0.7% 8%
Asian 0.6% %
Hispanic 0.4% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71% 73%
Limited English proficiency 0% 2%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    DUNBAR IS A GREAT SCHOOL IT HAS TONS OF A.P CLASS EXTRA CIRRICULUIM CLASSES AND SPORTS

  • (4 years ago)

    This school is one of the best schools i have ever attended the new hopkins program is wonderdul and i love the bio-tec classes

  • (4 years ago)

    i feel this school is a great school because not only of the sports but because of the students and teachers

  • (4 years ago)

    This school is not very organized and trying to contact a tecaher is nearly impossible. They have no website or emails to get in contact with teachers. The principal is a very understanding man.

  • (5 years ago)

    I'm currently a senior at Dunbar High. I am also grateful that I made this school as my choice. From here I'll carry everything I learned to further success. 2009 it's our time!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    I attends Dunbar High School and I love it Its a GOOD school I would recommend anyone to this school 2011 STAND UP!

  • (5 years ago)

    I am now a senior at paul laurence dunbar in baltimore maryland and i enjoy attending dunbar. Your always treated like family and encouraged to do your best.

  • (5 years ago)

    I am glad to attend this school because it has great staff and great people all around. I am a 10th grader at this current time

  • (7 years ago)

    Dunbar High School has always maintained a commitment to its students. As a graduate of Dunbar I have nothing but rave reviews about the quality of education and love I received. I'm trilled to mention that in SY07-08 my son will join the ranks of Dunbar and will be the 3rd generation of my family to attend this prestigious school.

  • (7 years ago)

    As a former student of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School I am enthusiastic about the oppurtunties and overall progression that Dunbar continues to strive towards. I am a proud graduate of Dunbar and look forward to the Poets raising their standards of excellence!

  • (8 years ago)

    I love being a Freashman at Dunbar High Ive always dreamed of going here.

  • (8 years ago)

    Hello my name is Rachel Antoine i am a student at Dunbar. I am in the 9th grade. I am dissapointed of the school funding efforts and i am trying to help with the problem but i also need everyones help.

  • (10 years ago)

    As an alumni of Dunbar High I was pleased with the education I received there and I am happy with the changes they are making and the progression the school has made over the past couple of years.

  • (10 years ago)

    as a former student and current alumni of Dunbar High i am pleased with its progression and see many great things that lie ahead for the school. i am very much impressed with the overall staff and see a great involvement in the lives of the students.

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