Alexander Dawson School

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10845 W Desert Inn Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89135

(702) 949-3600

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

38 Parent Reviews for Alexander Dawson School

We are new to Dawson this year and I am troubled by the previous review. Contrary to their experience, we have two middle school students and we have never been part of a school that is as accepting and supportive of them. From the caring and talented teachers to leaders that articulate the 'how and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/14

We came to Dawson thinking it was an open and welcoming environment for our child. Instead, we found a school that heavily favors some families above others and disregards the I put of their capable teachers. What the teachers try to build here is destroyed by the administration's obsession with the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/14

My son was accepted into the summer college-bound program here, based on exceptional grades, counselor recommendation, and outstanding citizenship. After three days he was informed that he was being dropped due to them not being willing to work with his Dyspraxia (a primarily handwriting disability which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/03/14

We had great expectations of Dawson, and were excited when my son started to attend the lower school. We could not have been more disappointed. It is not concerned with the "whole student" as they claim; nor is it a more progressive school than their peers in Las Vegas. Ask parents in the ecec and lower ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/17/13

I am a grateful grandparent of a Dawson middle schooler. Coming from a failing public school after fourth grade, I have seen my granddaughter blossom in confidence, character and academic mastery. The transformative approach and nurturing atmosphere, combined with high expectations have produced more ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/24/12

It has been interesting, to say the least to read some of these comments. I wonder sometimes what the motivation might be. My experiences have been enormously positive. My daughter came from the CCSD 4 years ago to Dawson. She came in to Dawson as a timid student and will graduate this year as a confident, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/12/12

I taught at AD several years ago. The admin. that I worked with were concerned for the students best interests, but seemed to be pawns for the wealthiest of parents. The school encouraged teachers to deliver a unique education, and when I was there, there were some really great instructors delivering ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/21/12

There have been many administration changes(Headmaster, Head of Middle School) which have affected staff morale. We spent 12 years there and experienced these changes. Lower School is still doing an exeptional job. Middle school needs a strong leader who knows about middle school curriculum. Hopefully ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/10/12

The obvious negative about this school is the cost. It's kind of insane. But if you can afford the tuition and are comparing this school to the other private schools, I have to tell you I am very, very happy with this school. This year is my daughter's third year at Dawson. She loves going to school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/11

I am a college instructor and chose Dawson for my children because unlike the nearby public schools, Dawson prepares the whole child. While I believe the education at the public schools are adequate, Dawson fosters a love for learning. I am disappointed that several parents allow personal conflicts with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/10

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Las Vegas schools — Alexander Dawson School is located at 10845 W Desert Inn Rd, Las Vegas NV 89135. 10845 W Desert Inn Rd is in the 89135 ZIP code in Las Vegas, NV Alexander Dawson School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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