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Dunbar High School

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Principal

Nadine Smith

School Overview

Grades Served

Grade 9 - Grade 12

2019 - 2020

Title I Status

Yes

A Title I school is a school that receives federal funds to support students from low-income backgrounds in learning and achieving at high levels.

Local Education Agency

District of Columbia Public Schools

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Star Rating

The School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework is DC's school accountability system. Each school receives a rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest, based on its performance across multiple metrics. Not Applicable means the school did not meet the minimum population size to generate a score or was not in operation during the previous school year.

Message from the School

Our mission is to provide an all-inclusive instructional program for students that fosters maximum academic achievement, enabling them to enjoy lifelong learning while becoming productive citizens. All students are encouraged to be well-rounded scholars by participating in Dunbar's numerous extracurricular activities.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

Parent organizations provide opportunities for parents and families to directly interact with the school on a variety of issues. Parent Organization Representative contact and school policy information is linked below.

Parent Organization Representative

Not Provided

Parent Organization

Yes

Link to website

Student Population

The enrollment on each school's profile reflects the number of students ever-enrolled in the school throughout the prior school year, which is validated by each school at the close of the school year. This data may be different from the point in time count taken in October called the annual enrollment audit.

Total Student Enrollment


738

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0.00%

Asian

1.00%

Black/African-American

95.00%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0.00%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

3.00%

Two or more races

0.00%

White

0.00%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Advanced Placement
  • Arts Integration
  • Blended Learning
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Dual College Enrollment
  • Dual Language/Language Immersion
  • Extended Day
  • Interscholastic Sports

Physical Activity time


..

Grades 9-12:

160.00 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Tuesday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Wednesday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Thursday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Friday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Before/After School Care

If before school care is offered the options for costs are: Free, Sliding Scale/Voucher, or Fee. Contact the school for more information.

Before School care

No

After School care

No

Metro Bus

80, 90, 92, 96, D4, G2, P6, X3

Metro Rail

Mt. Vernon Square/7th St-Convention Center

Finance

Coming in Spring 2020

View the Local Education Agency Report for this school or the DC Report.