ABOUT DAWSON: Dawson School is a K-12 college preparatory independent school of over 500 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.
Discover the things that make Dawson different: 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 15:1. Lower School students receive 10 hours of specials each week (PE, art, music, language, library, technology), students K-12 learning coding. Dawson has a committed and energetic team of faculty who are leaders in their fields. 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 class receives over $6million in merit scholarship offers.