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

443

School Type

Career academy ?

Faculty


Gerald J Morrow
Principal

Adrienne Alexander
Assistant Principal

Isaac D. Carter
Project Manager/Administrator

Quenton Lee
CTE Academy Coordinator

Doris Tellis
Lead Clerk

Hours


8:00 am-3:19 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
96.6%
Hispanic
3.2%
White
0.0%
Other
0.2%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.5%
Limited English
2.0%
Mobility Rate ?
22.7%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

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

Allied Health

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students are selected on a point system. Points are based on 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP scores. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Career Academy

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Chicago Builds

Deadline:  12/15/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: proximity, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (7) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Allied Health 
  • Architectural Design 
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Broadcast 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 Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
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) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014