Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • FCPS Family Survey

    Parents, you should have received an email asking you to complete a survey for the district. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. Paper copies are available in the PLD office. Thank you for your time.


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  • Free College Planning Night

    Join us for a free workshop at the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Library at 6pm on April 11, 2019 to learn what you need to know BEFORE your student applies to college. 

    The workshop is open to all Dunbar Families and their Guests with 9th - 11th graders.

    For every family that attends the workshop, a $25 donation will be made to Friends of MSTC.  


    Visit this site for more information or to sign up.


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  • Make-up Days Announced

    The FCPS School Board has decided: 3 snow day make ups will be March 15, May 29 & 30.

    • March 15, 2019 will be a B day
    • May 29, 2019 will be a B day
    • May 30, 2019 will be an A day


    Graduation plans will be ready after spring break. 


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  • Severe Weather

    Please refer to our Closing and Delay page for more information in the event of a closing or delay.


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  • Youth Services Center

    We are happy to announce that our Youth Services Center is open and ready to serve our students and families! The purpose of the Center is to address and remove non-academic barriers to student success. Services include:

    • Referrals for physical and mental health services
    • Food and clothing banks
    • Family crisis intervention
    • Career exploration and development
    • Employment services for students and parents/guardians

    This semester, the Center will continue to provide families with weekend food assistance through the PLD Weekend Food Backpack Program. If you would like your child/family to receive a weekend food backpack, please complete the form located HERE. Return it to Shakira Mason, room 803 or send it via email to

    Also attached is a referral form that can be returned to the school if other services are needed.

    We look forward to working with you to make sure our students can reach their full potential. For more information about Family Resource and Youth Service Centers, please visit


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  • Immunization Requirements

    Please see the attached flyer regarding new immunization requirements for all Kentucky students.  


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  • ESS Schedule

    The ESS Schedule can be found here in English and en Español.

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