Dunbar High School

1301 New Jersey Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20001 | (202) 673-7233
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 837
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4.5 out of 5 | 9 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 837 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1301 New Jersey Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20001
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 837
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 66.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 415 (49.6%)
  • Females: 422 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (4.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 733 (87.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 768 (91.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dunbar High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black82298.2%
Asian20.2%
Hispanic121.4%
White10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dunbar High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade31537.6%
10th Grade19823.7%
11th Grade17621.0%
12th Grade14817.7%
Source: DC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4.5 out of 5 | 9 Reviews
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9 reviews for Dunbar High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 13, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Can U give me info about the school system wanting to build a New Dunbar High School. Is this true. Please e-mail me back as soon as u can. Thank You Former Alumni of the Tide of Red,Black. Thanks Again , BJ
  • Reviewed by Community Member on May 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • How does a school - with a 19% proficiency rate for reading and 23% for math get any read apples?This school is is an educational death trap for kids who are interested in doing well - they have very little chance here with the amount of disruptive behavior, poor instruction and teachers who have just come out of Teach America or DC Teaching Fellows Program and don't have a clue about teaching! The kids are short changed and have been for years.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 17, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Excellent from top to bottom. Terrific example for all high schools to follow.
  • Reviewed by Student on December 07, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It has gottin better but it still a every nasty disrepectful school and fight happen every day and sometime we get shot at from hoods and the teacher really have a hard time teaching us
  • Reviewed by Community Member on January 21, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I wonder if the school has anything to say about this? I also think the display was offensive and very tasteless for young ladies. They didn't represent Dunbar well.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 21, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was shocked and offended by the girls in the white skin tight outfits. I thought the display was nasty and offensive. It was an Inauguration not a lap dance.
    Shame on your school.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on January 20, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hi - your school has featured for two nights as you prepare and perform for the presidential inauguration. It has been a most wonderful heartwarming story which would make you all so proud of your school. Congratulations and well done to all of you from us here in sunny New Zealand! - best wishes

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