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Join us at this year's open house to learn more about the Dawson School and what makes our community so unique. 

Friday, October 27, 2023 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Saturday, October 28, 2023 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Dining Commons at Dawson School
10455 Dawson Drive | Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado 80026

Open House Overview
Friday's Open House
This is a set program that will last 2 hours. Please plan to arrive a little before 10:00 a.m. to check in before you head out on a tour of campus.
- Learn details about the dynamic Dawson approach to education in your grades of interest.
- Learn more from division administrators and deans, and get your questions answered.
- Hear directly from students about their experience at a panel presentation/conversation.

Saturday's Open House
A more casual, drop-in atmosphere to talk to faculty and students.
Upper, Middle, and Lower School tours will be available. 


Can't make it to the Open House? Contact us to schedule a tour.
Tours of campus take place during the academic day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call or email to arrange your visit.

Dawson is a community. A community of educators, faculty, and parents who believe education should not only prepare students for academic success - it should prepare them for life. This commitment is why Dawson is the region's top K-12 college preparatory private school.

Located in Boulder County with views of the Flatirons and surrounded by open space, our campus experience is unmatched. Through a combination of challenging academics, hands-on experience, travel,  athletics, arts, and technology, as well as a focus on character education and leadership, we prepare our students to bring their best to the world.

- 71% of faculty carry advanced degrees.
 - Student:faculty ratio is 7:1, and our average class size is 15.
- 150+ colleges and universities come to Dawson each year to recruit our students.
- 100% of our seniors are accepted into four-year accredited colleges.
- State-of-the-art Innovation Center supports an integrated technology curriculum and maker program.
- Two gyms, seven tennis courts, and numerous athletic fields.
- An extensive arts facility includes a modern performing arts theater.


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