THE DUNHAM SCHOOL

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11111 ROY EMERSON DR
BATON ROUGE, LA 70810
Phone: 225-767-7097
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Private
  • Grades: Preschool - 12th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 8:1
  • Students/Grade: 57.9
  • Number Students: 810
  • Number Teachers: 86
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: NOT REPORTED
  • Principal: Mr Steve Eagleton
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (35 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (32 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-30
    "7 or 8 years ago, the administration of this school decided to build new buildings and make this school look nice from the outside. Unfortunately, they have not developed the academic programs at the same time. It becomes most apparent in high school, if your child is not chosen for the honors classes, they will be put in to classes with kids who are below average but their parents can afford the tuition so they can attend school there. This school is not academically selective at all. And the pace of these classes is very slow. The school will brag that the top 20% of the students average 29 on the ACT. The class average from last year was 24, so the bottom 20% average 19! They certainly don't mention that number! It is a shame, in my opinion, that the tuition has increased so much in the last several years with all of the new buildings, about $1000/yr, good families have been priced out."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-25
    "Dunham wants $35,000 from us for high school, with 3 small group classes in the MAC. NOTHING they offer is worth $3000 more than out-of-state tuition at LSU!! They claim that they have individualized programs, but then offer NO accommodations in the typical classes to bridge between the McKay Center and typical classes--unless you want to pay $20 per hour for an adult "shadow" to take notes for your child. The biggest hypocrisy and scam in Baton Rouge!! So NOT CHRISTIAN!!!! They offer NO opportunities for parents to give feedback, so this is what they get!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-03-01
    "In reference to the last post... I don't think God approves of using the Dunham school to charge $24,000 for incompetent programs and teachers. These parents that come to the Mac center are looking for a place for their children with learning disabilities to help them. I don't think they expect them to fall way behind due to lack of a true program. This was the case for my child. He want there for 5th grade...I changed schools and he was very behind! I believe this program is in big trouble!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-19
    "I have never seen a school like Dunham. Their entire approach to education is vastly different from any college prep school or Christian school. They truly seek to develop and maximize the unique abilities of every child. They are compelled to strive for excellence in every facet of the school knowing that God desires everyone to do our absolute best in everything we do so we bring glory to Him. God doesn't want mediocrity....he wants our BEST! This means rigor and discipine in academics, athletics, arts and spiritual life. Dunham students learn how to collaborate and think critically through proven methods like Harkness. Dunham prepares kids for life well beyond college through an education that shapes minds and hearts. The school incorporate a biblical worldview in all curriculm. Most prep schools are primariy focused on accepting the very best students and catering to the students with the highest academic ability through designed instruction that teaches students information that will be on standardized college acceptance exams. Dunham teaches students to love learning, acquire knowledge and apply that knowledge. God is using The Dunham School to imact kids in amazing ways!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-18
    "We have been at The Dunham School for 9 years and love it. I am so grateful for the dedication and commitment the faculty show to our children. I love knowing that their teachers and coaches are rooting for them, investing in them, and praying for them."
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