About Us
At A Glance

Associations & Accreditation

Dawson School is a member of, and accredited by, the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS). We are also proud members of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Boulder Area Consortium of Independent Schools (BACIS).

Dawson School is also an active participant in our community, including as a member of the Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce.

Why does accreditation matter?

  • Why Does Accreditation Matter?
    We invite you to read this short article from the Association of Colorado Independent Schools: "Why Does Accreditation Matter?"  Dawson is proud to meet the standards of the ACIS. Learn more here.

Awards & Recognition

Dawson School is proud to have been repeatedly voted best private school in the area by several annual polls, including Boulder Daily Camera’s “BoCoGold,” Boulder Weekly’s “Best of Boulder,” and Yellow Scene magazine’s “Best of the West.” In addition, Dawson Summer Camps has been voted Best or Runner-Up camp in these same polls.