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School leader:  Stephen Jackson
101 N St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

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(202) 698-3762
(202) 673-2223
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Best known for
"The first African American public HS in the US with a history of excellence"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross country...
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19 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · August 23, 2014
Terrific staff and students! Enroll your children soon! This school is near Capitol Hill and H Street!

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Submitted by a community member · October 21, 2013
I'm a graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar Sr. High, I,graduated in 1981, when I was a student the parents & community were always deeply involved in the day to day functions, educational matter & the overall educational growth of the students... more

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Submitted by a community member · October 21, 2013
As a community member I am really loving the new building. even though I am not originally from the area, I feel that this high school give the community an uplift. Great Job DCPS.

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Submitted by a community member · January 02, 2012
Well this is the real deal of Dunbar SHS in Washington dc. Now Dunbar is a really creative and outstanding school also if an parent has a son and would love for them to play sports Dunbar has really good sports also for girls cheerleader,so it... more

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About this school

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School implements iTech 360. An innovative instructional technology program that focuses on project-based learning and college readiness skills. Dunbar has partnered with college summit to assist with the educational initiative and engage students in practical applications and hands-on experiences. iTech 360 program extends the school day by 90 minutes and all 9th and 10th grade academy students receive kindle fires for instruction.

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Dunbar High School
101 N St. NW, Washington, DC  20001
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. (202) 698-3762
Last modified Dunbar High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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