Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fort Worth, Texas)

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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Address
5700 Ramey Ave
Fort Worth, Texas, 76112
USA
Coordinates 32°43′34″N 97°14′40″W / 32.7262427°N 97.2444584°W / 32.7262427; -97.2444584Coordinates: 32°43′34″N 97°14′40″W / 32.7262427°N 97.2444584°W / 32.7262427; -97.2444584[1]
Information
Established 1953 (as high school)
School district Fort Worth Independent School District
CEEB Code 442516
Principal Mr. Carlos Walker
Teaching staff 72 (as of 2005–06)[2]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,098 (as of 2005–06)[2]
Student to teacher ratio 15.2 (as of 2005–06)[2]
Campus type Urban
School colour(s) Blue and White          
Mascot Wildcats
Website

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is a comprehensive high school in the Stop Six neighborhood of Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Named for the dialectical poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, the school strives to educate the majority African-American community it serves.

History[edit]

Formal education in the Stop Six area was established in 1907 with the Rustville School, which joined the Fort Worth Public School System in 1924. The school changed its name to Paul Laurence Dunbar in 1938 and began adding high school classes in 1953, graduating its first class in 1957. Its last all-Black graduation class was the class of 1983.

Campus[edit]

The current Dunbar High School building was completed in 1967.

Dunbar High School has had an engineering magnet program since 1980.

Notable alumni[edit]

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