The mission of the Paul L. Dunbar Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School is to prepare students through an integration of the arts, to become literate, productive, self-confident, responsible citizens who are able to function independently in a technological world.
Home of the Tigers


homecoming court
Homecoming Court 2020

Homecoming Court 2020

Thu Jan 16 04:30 PM

teacher of the year
2019-2020 Dunbar Magnet Teacher of the year

2019-2020 Dunbar Magnet Teacher of the year

Thu Jan 16 04:30 PM

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Student awarded Kindle by Austal

Student awarded Kindle by Austal

Wed Nov 06 10:30 AM

basketball goal
Congratulations Lady Tigers!

girls team wins!

Wed Nov 06 10:30 AM

picture of black box players
Black Box Players compete at Theatre Competition!

Black Box Players compete at Theatre Competition!

Sun Oct 27 12:30 PM

Contact List

Contact Name Job Title
Batey, Mary Library Media Specialist
Clark, Layla Social Studies Teacher/ Scholar's Bowl Sponsor
Cowan, Monique Physical Education
Currie, Jenni 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Advanced Language Arts
Dailey, Angela Math 7 and enrichment teacher
Daniel, Albert Boys P.E.
Duffis, Linda
Easterwood, William Teacher - Math
Eubanks, Brooke Dance Educator
Giles, Kathy
Greaves, Kittie Title I Facilitator/Reading Enrichment/Social Studies 6
Hensarling, Catherine
Hudgens, Michelle School Counselor
King, Jonathan Teacher (Science)
Laubenthal, Walter Social Studies Teacher
Mashburn, Cole Teacher/AD/Track
May, Angela 7th grade science teacher
Mayfield, Ben Director of Bands
Moseley, Brooklyn 6th Grade Science/ 7th-8th Grade Robotics Teacher
Norman, Linda Registrar
Portis, sakazarm gab Chorus/Piano Teacher
Rice, John Teacher - 8th Grade Math/Robotics
Salazar, Gabriela Dance Teacher
Smith, Lionell Assistant Principal
Smith, Wyndell 6th/7th Grade L.A. Teacher
Smith-Lofton, Michelle 6th Math, 6th Grade Enrichment / SmART Program/ 6th Grade Tutoring
Souto, Jeanne LEA
Taylor, Timesha Principal
Thompson, Kimberly Drama/Theatre Educator/6th Advanced Social Studies/ Cheerleader Sponsor/Fine Arts Department Chair
Thompson, Thomas Teacher, Technology Support Teacher, Webmaster, Social Media Director

We put the “ART” in Smart

The Theme of Paul L. Dunbar Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School is an arts infused academic curriculum with a regular and advanced core curriculum. Elements of the program include the following:

  • Voluntary attendance
  • Multi-cultural environment
  • A well-defined discipline policy
  • A strict dress code
  • Emphasis on core curriculum to include mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, physical education, and the arts
  • Emphasis on character and citizenship education
  • Promotion upon mastery of grade level subjects with a minimum requirement of 70%
  • Regular homework
  • Required night/weekend performances
  • Parent involvement in the program
  • A written parent contract and statement of commitment
  • Expectation of mastery of basic skills and commitment to monitor student’s homework and reading progress
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