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B+ 4.5 / 5 20 Reviews

Overview

Dunn is located 28 miles northeast of Santa Barbara, California, in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. The philosophy of Dunn School is based on the conviction that the depth and quality of the relationship between students and teachers is central to the process of education. Our academic curriculum offers AP courses in thirteen subject areas. The personal and social growth of each student is enhanced by our exceptional fine and performing arts programs, co-curricular athletics, and outdoor education. All Dunn graduates are prepared for the college of their choice.
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Dunn School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

B+ Boarding
B+ Matriculation
B Academics
B Extracurricular activities
B Community
B+ Reviews
A- Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $78,700
Day S. Tuition: $33,900
# of Students: 239
Boarding Rate: 0%
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 0%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $54,393/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 63%
SAT: 1210/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Pepperdine University 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#59 University of Washington 1
#63 University of Connecticut 1
#75 Loyola Marymount University 1
#79 American University 1
#85 University of Puget Sound 1
#93 University of San Diego 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#103 Drexel University 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 University of Arizona 1
#103 University of California: Santa Cruz 1
#103 University of San Francisco 1
#104 University of California: Merced 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
Arizona State University 1
#122 Chapman University 1
#127 Seattle University 1
#130 Eckerd College 1
#151 University of Mississippi 1
#162 Oregon State University 1
#166 University of Hawaii at Manoa 1
#166 Xavier University 1
#263 Montana State University 1
California Lutheran University 1
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
California State University: Northridge 1
College of Charleston 1
Cuesta College 1
Emerson College 1
Foothill College 1
Hawaii Pacific University 1
Saint Mary's College of California 1
Santa Barbara City College 1
University of Redlands 1
University of St. Andrews 1
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Sports

(Total 11)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Dance
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Strength and Conditioning
Surfing
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Dance
Mountain Biking
Soccer
Strength and Conditioning
Surfing
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 18)
Amnesty International Club
Ballet
Cooking Club
Economics Club
School Newspaper
Student Government
Swimming
The Academy (book group)
Yoga
Diversity Club
Amnesty International Club
Ballet
Cooking Club
Economics Club
School Newspaper
Student Government
Swimming
The Academy (book group)
Yoga
Diversity Club
Badminton Club
Climbing Club
Community Service Club
Debate Club
Film Club
Interact Club
Mahjong Club
Young Life
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Arts

(Total 7)
Acting
Guitar
Jazz
Vocal
Ceramics
Photography
Studio Art
Acting
Guitar
Jazz
Vocal
Ceramics
Photography
Studio Art
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1957
Campus Size: 65 acres
Boarding Rate: 0%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: On Campus, Zoom
School Code:
TOEFL: 8147
SSAT: 2914
ISEE: 51863

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 17)
4.5/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
4.0 / 5 Overall
4.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
4.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
3.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about Dunn School

Tell me a bit about Dunn School.
Dunn School is Co-ed private boarding school located in California, US. It was founded 1957 , and currently has about 239 students, 0.18% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.dunnschool.org.
Does Dunn School have rigorous academic requirements?
Dunn School also have 63% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Dunn School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2023, some students attended University of California: Los Angeles, University of California: Santa Barbara, University of California: San Diego, University of Texas at Austin and Case Western Reserve University.
What is the application requirement for Dunn School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Dunn School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Dunn School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Dunn School in 2024 is $79,900 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@dunnschool.org .
Where is Dunn School located?
Dunn School is located in the State of California of USA.
How popular is Dunn School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Dunn School is among the most popular schools, within top 94 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Dunn School has been favorited by 294 users.
How to start with an application with Dunn School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Dunn School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Dunn School’s official site: http://www.dunnschool.org or call them at 805-686-0650.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Dunn School?
Yes, here are few: Midland School, Cate School and Oak Grove School.

What is the FindingSchool rating for Dunn School?
The overall rating for Dunn School is B+.

The section ratings of Dunn School are:
B+ for Matriculation
B for Academics
B for Extracurriculum
B for Community
B+ for Students and Parents reviews
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