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Alexander Dawson School
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
Teachers do their best, but the lack of support and inconsistent approach from the administration renders much of their efforts useless. When no discipline is permitted, students quickly learn they don;'t have to respect their teachers and that limits how effective teachers can be.

Alexander Dawson School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
There are much bigger issues at this school. It certainly isn't academically rigorous in most ways.


Alexander Dawson School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
Again, without a consistent approach, both academically and in terms of student discipline, there is no chance any sense of determination is fostered at this school. It is basically a glorified baby-sitting service.

Alexander Dawson School
Develops respect: Disagree

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
The lack of discipline renders this almost laughable.As a parent, you will be shocked at what kids get away with.

Alexander Dawson School
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
The school espouses this as a basic philosophy but the administration is so disjointed, inexperienced and inconsistent that they cannot maintain any approach with any effectiveness.


Alexander Dawson School
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
There is no discipline at this school. They are too concerned about losing kids to other area schools. Therefore, no way students can develop these traits here.

Alexander Dawson School 2

Posted June 10, 2016
- a community member
This school is poorly run and the administration is so incompetent it overshadows any positives that exist. The school is so afraid of losing students that it won't allow any discipline. Academics, discipline and consistency are sacrificed for revenue. The fact that this is the most expensive school in Vegas makes it even more of a joke. The only reason this place stays in business is because parents want to keep their kids out of the public schools, or they have more money than sense....

Alexander Dawson School 5

Posted August 19, 2015
- a parent
We love this school we have two children here and could not be happier. I think that the teachers really care about the students and they know how to make learning fun! It's been an awesome experience my kids are actually excited to go to school. Thanks for all your great work!


Alexander Dawson School 2

Posted June 03, 2015
- a parent
Echoing the perspectives expressed in previous reviews, our experience has also been that this school's culture is distinctively not inclusive, and that culture also pervades student relations in the classroom. This school is heavily branded in the Vegas area as "the best", and it has some fine attributes: great security and facilities, some outstanding teachers, and a breadth of enrichment programs. But we didn't feel like we were experiencing "the best" of educational offerings in the area when we saw bullying in the classrooms, and a high staff and faculty turnover rate.

Alexander Dawson School 5

Posted May 21, 2015
- a parent
Our family has had a great experience with the talented, intelligent teachers who go above and beyond every day. They are truly what make the school so wonderful. Their creative curriculum and engaging class activities make our children excited to go to school. However, it seems the current administration is driving down morale, and many of our children's favorite teachers are leaving or seem stressed. To their credit, these teachers don't ever quit on the kids, despite frustrations with ever-changing mandates. The Dawson faculty is simply the best.

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Alexander Dawson School
10845 West Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV  89135
(702) 949-3600
Last modified Alexander Dawson School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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