Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School

3000 South King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616 | (773) 534-9000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,608
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,608 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3000 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Barbara A Hall
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,608
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 84.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 620 (38.6%)
  • Females: 988 (61.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 69 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,306 (81.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,375 (85.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black1,58998.8%
Asian10.06%
Hispanic130.8%
White30.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade47229.4%
10th Grade53233.1%
11th Grade28817.9%
12th Grade31619.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
69.6%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
64.1%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
8.6%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.9%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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