ABOUT DAWSON: Dawson School is a K-12 college preparatory independent school of over 520 students located in Lafayette, Colorado, near Boulder. Through a combination of challenging academics, robust athletics and arts programs, experiential and outdoor education, and a focus on character education and leadership opportunities, we prepare our students to bring their best to the world.
Dawson has a committed and energetic team of faculty who are leaders in their fields. Our student:faculty ratio stands proudly at 7:1, so that you can be assured your child is known and nurtured, and our average class size is 15. Dawson's remarkable 107-acre campus includes the new, state-of-the-art Center for Innovation, a new Learning Commons library/student center, a new dedicated Dining Commons meal and event center, two full gyms, seven tennis courts, and numerous athletic fields, and extensive arts facilities.
150+ colleges and universities come to Dawson each year to recruit our students; 100% of our seniors graduate and are accepted into four-year accredited colleges, and the typical graduating class receives over $5million in merit scholarship offers.