Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Basketball Teams

    Congratulations to the PLD Girls Basketball team for advancing to Friday Night’s 43rd District Championship Game (6:15 pm at LCA)!  Defeating Lexington Catholic tonight also qualifies to play in the 11th Region Tournament next week at EKU!

    The PLD Boys Basketball Team will play Lafayette, after defeating Tates Creek last night, tomorrow night (Wednesday Feb 21) at LCA.  This is a HUGE game, it qualifies them for both the 43rd District Finals and next week’s Region!  Game time is 8:00 pm.


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  • Scheduling

    Student! You can find the scheduling information you need HERE on the guidance website.


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  • New Record!

    In Wednesday's game against Woodford Co, Mashayla Cecil scored a career high 35 points and broke Kiara Pankins scoring record. She is now the Girl's All Time Leading Scorer in Fayette County Public Schools history! She has 2,148 points and counting! Way to go, Mashayla!


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  • PLD Swim and Dive

    Dunbar's Swim team won the combined Regional meet this weekend. The girls finished 1st (Regional Champs)  and the boys finished 2nd. Congrats to Coach Cole and the PLD swim and dive team! 


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  • AP Exam Registration

    Online AP Exam registration begins February 5th at 12:01 AM and ends March 2nd at 11:59 PM. 

    To register, students should visit  To complete registration and payment, all required questions must be answered.  Please provide an email address you will check frequently, as you will receive important information regarding AP exams via email.  Once registration and payment is complete, please print a copy of the PDF confirmation page for your records.

    2018 AP Exams cost $98.00 per exam, which includes a 4% processing fee.  Payments can be made by credit card or check.  Payments will be made directly to Total Registration—no payments will be made to Dunbar or collected at Dunbar.   Exams ordered after April 13th will also incur a $55 College Board late fee per exam.  Exams may be cancelled in the counseling office through May 4th and a refund will be given, minus a $25 cancellation fee per cancelled exam.  After May 4th no refunds will be given. 

    If you have questions or difficulty with the registration/payment process, please contact Melanie Timmers via email –


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  • Title IX Survey

    Students we need everyone to complete the Title IX survey. Please click on the link below to complete the brief survey.


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  • Recognize teachers and staff who make a difference

    Please take a moment to recognize teachers and staff who have helped you, gone above and beyond, or who have done something that you feel needs to be recognized. Nominated staff will receive certificates with your recommendation that they receive a Teacher PRIDE award.


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  • 2017-2018 Athletic Passes

    See the attached flyer for information on purchasing a pass for all home regular season games.


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  • ESS Schedule

    The ESS Schedule can be found HERE.

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