Families that choose Dawson want world-class education and opportunity. Whether a student's interests lie in academic disciplines, athletics, technology, the arts, engineering, or passions outside of school, Dawson provides a path for each student to reach their individual potential.

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  • Achievement

    We motivate and challenge students, preparing them for college. We also deliver a relevant curriculum that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for success beyond college.

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  • Character

    Respect, compassion, courage, and integrity are fundamental virtues. They guide us and serve as tools for students to navigate their personal development and find fulfillment.

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  • Opportunity

    We provide space to explore. For students to stretch their imagination of what's possible, find new passions or talents, and open the doors for them to pursue their dreams.

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  • Connection

    Nothing is worthwhile if done alone. We value relationships and have devoted faculty and a generous community dedicated to each student's journey.

Class of 2023 Accolades

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  • 100% college acceptance and more than $6M in merit scholarships

  • Multiple students selected for Colorado All State Choir and Honor Choir

  • Multiple teams qualified for the CHSAA State Playoffs

  • Robotics Team was the recipient of the Gene Haas Foundation FIRST Grant

  • Four graduates will compete at NCAA institutions in baseball, boys' lacrosse, cycling, and volleyball

  • Speech and Debate CHSAA Festival State Champions

  • 3 National Merit finalists

  • 3 National Merit Commended Scholars

  • 15 AP Scholars

  • 9 AP Scholars with honors

  • 14 AP Scholars with Distinction

Michelle Yano, Dawson Parent

"The faculty and staff genuinely care for each student. They put immense effort into getting to know each and every child. Dawson has created a safe environment for our son to be his authentic self, encouraging his curiosity and making it easier for him to learn."

Our Strategic Vision

Dawson's strategic vision was developed to guide the school's planning process and decision-making and to uphold Dawson's virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity.  

  • Dawson is known for its consistent and dedicated focus on delivering an exceptional, innovative, and relevant educational program.
  • Dawson is known for the excellence of its teachers, their mentoring of students, and their enthusiasm for collaborative professional growth and development.
  • Dawson is known for attracting young people who are explorers by nature and who confidently push beyond a traditional college preparatory education to bring their best to a dynamic world.
  • Dawson is known as a community asset, whose partnerships with leading global, regional, and local businesses provide meaningful opportunities for its students.