Dunn is a small, college-prep private school for grades 6-12 in Los Olivos, California - 30 minutes from Santa Barbara. Our strong community, caring faculty and engaging classes create a magical environment for students.
Boarding and Day
Dunn offers a boarding option starting in 8th grade.
Transportation provided A.M. and P.M. from Santa Barbara
- 100% of students are admitted to selective 4-year universities
- Comprehensive college counseling program, starting in grade 9
- Workshops, college application panels, visits and college campus tours
Learning Beyond the Classroom
Service. Community service traditions like Day of Caring.
Passport. Three international trips each year.
Innovation. Lean LaunchPad elective class for rapid start-ups.
Outdoors. Wilderness trips build students' self-confidence.
- Maximum 7 students per advisor, matched by shared interests
- Advisees meet six times per week with their advisor
- Advisors serve as advocates and mentors for students
Learning Strategies Program
- Nationally-acclaimed program, established over 25 years ago
- Students have personalized sessions with a Learning Strategies teacher
- Develops organizational skills, time management and study skills
- Up to 25% of student body may enroll