An independent school experience is about much more than academics at Alexander Dawson in Las Vegas.

Learning happens both in and outside the classroom with teachers, peers, and the greater community. At Dawson, we believe that the development of mind, body and character is essential to an enriched, happy, and fulfilling life. This emphasis on experiencing education is why our graduates savor life and meet the challenges of the world.

The Alexander Dawson School

The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain, an independent school located on 33-acres in the community of Summerlin, is Nevada’s first Stanford University Challenge Success partner school for students in early childhood through grade eight. Utilizing the unique Challenge Success framework, Dawson uses research-based strategies and programs that emphasize student academics, wellbeing, and a healthy school-life balance to create more engaged, motivated, and resilient learners and leaders. At Dawson, students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.