We encourage you to begin the admissions process by scheduling a campus visit to meet with our director of enrollment management and receive a personal tour. If you would prefer to schedule a virtual admissions meeting, please email our office.
When you visit, you’ll find intentionally small classes, where a blend of traditional and innovative teaching is combined with the latest technology to ignite creativity and intellectual curiosity. You’ll discover expert teachers who treasure each child as the individual he or she was created to be and challenging academic, athletic, arts, and leadership programs designed to enable students to meet their God-given potential now and in the future.
Come discover what makes Dunham the leading private school in Baton Rouge! Families with preschool through high-school aged students are invited to spend the morning with us to learn more about our faith-based college preparatory academic program, championship athletic teams, and inspiring fine arts opportunities.
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The Dunham School seeks to enroll students who demonstrate the academic ability, character, and potential to successfully complete our college preparatory program and make a positive contribution to our school community. Admission to Dunham is both selective and thoughtful, with careful consideration given to a candidate's character, previous academic record, recommendations, and performance on admissions testing. Please note that we rarely admit incoming seniors except in the cases of relocation, returning students or other extenuating circumstances.
The Dunham School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, or national origin in its educational programs, admission policies, scholarships, or any of its school activities.
Visit our admissions portal to begin your online application for grades PK3-12 or the Dunham Early Childhood Center's two-year-old program. You will be asked to create a username and password in order to save and submit your application. These login credentials will used sign enrollment and re-enrollment contracts and submit various school forms. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email our office or call us at (225) 767-7097 ext. 324.
Update: Due to overwhelming demand, we are no longer accepting Early Childhood Center (two-year-old program) applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Early Childhood Center applications for the 2025-2026 school year will open in the spring.
Dunham's international student program is open to students entering grades 9-12. While enrolled at Dunham, international students reside with host families and participate in academics and extracurricular activities. For more information on international admissions and a complete schedule of fees and tuition, please contact Michelle Pricer.
Our PreK3-4th grade program is the perfect blend of a classical education combined with technology, innovation, and cross-cultural literacy.
Our 5th-8th grade program balances academics with athletics and arts in preparation for the rigor and expectations of Upper School.
Our high school program prepares students for success in college and career through academic rigor, athletics, arts, and leadership.
Our athletic program unleashes confidence and enables students to compete at the highest level - on and off of the field.
Outstanding theater, dance, visual arts, and music offerings inspire creativity, confidence, and a lifelong appreciation for the arts.
The Dunham experience rests upon a foundation of faith as we strive to educate our students' minds and hearts for Christ.
“At Dunham, we found a school environment with tradition, a culture with substance, and a leadership team focused on faith, kindness and professionalism. My fifth grader now has public speaking skills that adults struggle with. My four year old looks forward to the events and activities that her brother participated in. My children’s relationship with God has improved, and they have felt loved, supported, understood and challenged. And we are very blessed.”