Alexander Dawson School

10455 Dawson Drive,
Lafayette, CO, 80026-0800
Tel: (303)665-6679
Grades: K - 12 | 451 students
The Alexander Dawson School is a co-ed learning community that challenges students to achieve excellence in mind, body, and character through a rigorous college preparatory program.
Dawson graduates are young men and women who achieve their individual potential, savor life, and meet the challenges of the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 451 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Average SAT score 1793
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,550
% on Financial Aid 18%
Admissions Director Denise LaRusch
Admissions Associate Scott Schneider

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryGolfKayaking
LacrosseSoccerTennisVolleyball
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
KayakingLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Catalyst High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blue Mountain Montessori (3.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rocky Mountain Christian Academy (3.4 miles away)
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  • Erie Blue Mountain Montessori
    Montessori School
    201 S Briggs St
    Erie , CO , 80516
    (303)339-0117
    Montessori School
    3.1  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Longmont Rocky Mountain Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    9447 Niwot Road
    Longmont , CO , 80503
    (303)652-9162
    (Christian)
    3.4  mi  |  520  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lafayette Running River School
    1370 Forest Park Cir
    Lafayette , CO , 80026
    (303)499-2059
    3.5  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Lafayette
    Young Child Science Discovery
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    210 W Geneseo St
    Lafayette , CO , 80026
    (303)604-9273
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4.2  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Erie Childrens House Of Weld County
    Montessori School
    3801 Godding Hollow Pkwy
    Erie , CO , 80516
    (303)651-3215
    Montessori School
    4.2  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  K

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 02, 2013 - Love it here! Teachers and administrators are experienced, forward thinking and enthusiastic. Graduates are equipped to succeed not only in college, but in life! Great arts & sports programs, plus awesome experiential learning opportunities. Facilities are unparalleled. - Posted by Parent

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