School Details

Paul L Dunbar School

286 Learning Parkway, Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 245-4978
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 463 students 15 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

43%
43%
47%
45%
48%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
46%
48%
37%
43%
44%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

27%
45%
48%
31%
37%
40%
32%
46%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Paul L Dunbar School is a public elementary school in Forest City. The principal of Paul L Dunbar School is Mr Brad Richardson, who can be contacted at brichardson@rcsnc.org. 463 students attend Paul L Dunbar School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 100% of the 463 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Paul L Dunbar School is 15:1. Forrest W Hunt Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 36% 12%
White, non-Hispanic 36% 74%
Hispanic 15% 6%
Multiracial 12% 7%
Asian 1% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.04%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.01%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 72%

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