Academics

The heart of Dunn: a challenging and engaging academic program

Whether your child is entering the middle school or upper school, they will gain lifelong advantages from a rigorous academic experience that prioritizes critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills.

Ask any Dunn student and they'll tell you, "My teachers pushed me, but they also were incredibly accessible and caring."  It's this combination of challenge and support that develops Dunn students into self-motivated and confident scholars, ready to thrive at top-tier universities across the nation.

Other benefits of Dunn's academic program:

  • hands-on and active learning
  • opportunities for accelerated learning, honors and AP courses
  • personalized support 
  • teachers readily available for extra help
  • study skills and organization
  • integrated technology in all classrooms
  • teamwork and collaboration in group projects