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DUNBAR HS

Paul Laurence Dunbar Career Academy High School

3000 S KING Dr Chicago, IL 60616

dunbar.cps.edu 773-534-9000 773-534-9250 (Fax)

Dunbar aims to prepare well-rounded leaders committed to improving their communities and the world, through college- and career-focused programs that benefit from state-of-the-art equipment.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

Intensive Support

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

508

School Type

Career academy ?

Faculty


Gerald J Morrow
Principal

Adrienne Alexander
Assistant Principal

Kenneth Crump
Assistant Principal

Isaac D. Carter
Project Manager/Administrator

Devonna Hazelwood
Dean of Students Freshmen Academy

Donnie Kirksey
At Risk Coordinator/Dean of Students 10th-12th

Doris Tellis
Lead Clerk

Hours


8:00 am-3:16 pm
School Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:16 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
7:00AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
1, 3, 4
Metra
Metra Electric District (ME)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
97.4%
Hispanic
2.2%
White
0.4%
Other
0.0%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.6%
Limited English
1.4%
Mobility Rate ?
22.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2015-2016
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2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
ACT Average 2016 ?
14.4
CPS Average 18.4
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2016 ?
71.5%
CPS Average 73.5%
College Enrollment 2016 ?
43.5%
CPS Average 57.9%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
-1.5
-4
 0
4
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (percentile)
11th Grade (ACT)
7th
 0
50
99
National Average
This School's Average Score
ACT - 14.4
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2016)
75.5%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
School (2015)
62.4%
CPS (2015)
84.1%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2016)
58.9%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
63.3%
CPS (2015)
68.2%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
71.5%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
School (2015)
67.7%
CPS (2015)
69.9%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2016)
43.5%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
School (2015)
57.4%
CPS (2015)
58.7%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2013 and 2014)
School (2016)
52.3%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
School (2015)
51.2%
CPS (2015)
70.0%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details WELL ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 127.3 34.9 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 25.5% 38.2% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.4 days 2.3 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 80.7% 85.4% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 94.6% 89.9% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 10.4% 6.0% 6.8%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 77.4% 83.0%
Teachers 87.1% 83.2%

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

CTE - College and Career Lottery Academies

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Not Applicable
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. Preference is given to students with percentiles of 24 and above on the NWEA MAP in reading and math. A total of 30% of the seats will be made available to attendance area applicants
Subprograms
Architecture, Automotive Tech & Body Repair, Broadcast Technology, Construction (Carpentry & Plumbing), Hospitality Management, Personal Care Services (Cosmetology)
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu
or
Paper:
CTE - College and Career Academies application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click “Apply”)
or
Call (773) 553-2060
or
Request from school counselor

CTE - College and Career Selective Academy

Deadline:  December 9, 2016
Application Requirements
Students must have completed the 7th grade during the 2012-2013 school year.

Repeating 8th graders and students pushed into 8th grade from 6th grade due to age requirements DO NOT QUALIFY for Selective Academies.
Selections
Student selections are based on points. Each school determines a minimum cutoff score for selections; applicants meeting or exceeding this score will receive an offer. Students are assigned points for 7th grade final GPA and 7th grade stanines.
Subprograms
Health Sciences (Allied Health, Medical & Health Careers)
How to Apply
Online: www.apply.cps.edu
or
Paper:
CTE - College and Career Academies application
Download at www.cps.edu/oae (click “Apply”)
or
Call (773) 553-2060
or
Request from school counselor
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (7) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Allied Health 
  • Architectural Design 
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • Construction and Architecture 
  • Cosmetology 
  • Culinary and Hospitality 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Medical and Health Careers 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Musicals 
  • Rhythm Group 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Health Centers 
Life and Leadership
  • JROTC 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Restorative Justice 
Parent and Community
  • Safe Passage 
Scholastic
  • Chess Team 
  • Evening School 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • Homework Help 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Football 
  • Girls on Track 
  • Girls’ Bowling 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 month asbestos surveillance Fall 2015
Asbestos Inspection report 2013
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014