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: Ms Deedra Laplace
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (37 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (34 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-06-01
    "Most of the students and teachers at this school are very friendly and nice, but the administration seems to be having problems. Dunham is getting into financial trouble, and it is impacting the whole school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-27
    "This, unfortunately, is the 3rd post I have made to this website warning interested parties about the poor academic quality of teachers at The Dunham School. It seems each post has somehow magically disappeared. I would not continue to try to re-post if I did not feel the importance of warning prospective parents and students. We pulled both of our children out of Dunham two years ago and couldn't be happier at Parkview! Oh was a difference warm, caring and compassionate teachers make! Very different from the judgmental, critical and harsh (yet primarily first year teachers) at Dunham. Even the teachers outwardly complain about the administration and many confidentially confess that they only stay because it is "easy" in that there are basically no expectations. It is unfortunate that so many children are being forced out because of the bullying of the administration. No wonder bullying is a problem among the students."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-25
    "The Dunham School has insanely high tuition, and NO parent-teacher organization. The administration is abusing its power, forbidding parents, teachers, tutors, and aides to communicate except through them. We are pulling our child out. These tactics are better suited to Russia than to the US in 2014!"
    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 2014-03-01
    "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!"
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