Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Parent Survey


Calling all Families! FCPS wants to hear from you about the experiences your family is having in our schools. Please take a few minutes to complete the following anonymous survey.

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Prom Information:

Prom will be on April 22, 2017 at the Carrick House from 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM.  The end time for prom has been adjusted due to the recent change in the city curfew (12:00) for teenagers.

People and bags entering the event are subject to search by law enforcement.

Parking is limited at the Carrick House. However, parking will be available at LTMS and Sayre.  LTMS is directly across the street. Sayre is a 2-3 minute walk. The parking lots will be marked with red & black balloons. Students will be instructed to park in the LTMS lot. Sayre parking will be open after the LTMS lot is full. Both parking lots will be monitored. Carpooling is encouraged.

Tickets can be purchased before and after school April 17th-19th - $55.00 per person. Tickets will not be sold April 20th or 21st because junior sponsors will be off campus for set up.

If you have additional  questions contact or

Family Survey

Dr. Caulk has requested that all families complete a Family Survey expressing your opinions on your experiences in our school.  The link to the survey is below and is available in several languages.  Completing the survey should take about 10 minutes.  The deadline for completion has been extended to midnight on Tuesday, April 25th.

If you are unable to open the link or do not have access to an internet connected computer, a paper copy of the survey can be picked up at Dunbar.

Thank you for your timely attention to this matter.


Final Exam Schedule
May 16
B Day
May 17
A Day
May 18
B Day
May 19
A Day
8:25 - 9:55 B1 Final A1 Final B1 Class A1 Class
10:00 - 11:30 B2 Class

A2 Class

B2 Final A2 Final
11:35 - 1:40 B4 Class A4 Class B3 Class A3 Class
1:45 - 3:15 B3 Final A3 Final B4 Final A4 Final

Summer School PE registration

Students who are interested in taking PE in the summer can find more information here.

Prom Information

Dunbar's  Prom will be held on April 22nd at the Carrick House. Tickets can be purchased before and after school on the following dates:

April 10th-14th - $50.00 per person
April 17th-19th - $55.00 per person
Tickets will not be sold April 20th or 21st because junior sponsors will be off campus for set up.

If you have additional  questions contact or

Bottle Cap Bench

ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS: Dunbar is starting a sustainability project to install a recycled bench made from plastic caps. Please help us by collecting plastic bottle caps, lids, and tops and dropping them off in the front foyer! All donations are appreciated! Contact for any questions or concerns.

Attention Seniors!

Dunbar's graduation will be Wednesday, May 24th at 7:30 pm at Rupp Arena.

Seniors, you can send pictures to for the graduation slideshow up until May 1st.

Seniors will have a mandatory practice followed by breakfast on May 19th from 8:25-11:30

Parent SBDM Elections

Dunbar PTSA is holding SBDM elections on April 17th during school hours. To run simply fill out this application form which can also be obtained at the Dunbar High School office or by contacting the PTSA president Marla Fields at The form and a short bio must be submitted by April 10th to be eligible. To vote simply come to the Dunbar office on the 17th during office hours and fill out a ballot and drop in the ballot box.

Senior Poet Laureate

Seniors interested in presenting an original poem at Graduation 2017 get more information here.

Accountability Testing Information:


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