P.O. Box 98
Los Olivos, California, USA
The essence of Dunn School is found in this simple statement: Dunn cherishes and cultivates individual talents in a safe, nurturing and challenging environment. I was struck by this concept when I first became acquainted with Dunn. For me, the most important two words are "individual talents." In the Dunn community, we understand that every single student arrives with certain talents and gifts. These gifts may be immediately apparent in the classroom or on the athletic field, or they may be as yet undiscovered potential, waiting to be realized in an art or music room, on top of a mountain, or behind a podium. Discovering the passion of each individual and cultivating that passion into their personal vision of the future is why we are here and what we do best. When Tony Dunn founded this school over a half century ago, I believe he did so with values such as integrity, fairness, scholarship, and commitment in mind. To me, these values are at the heart of the Dunn School community. Combined, they define personal character and form the foundation necessary not only for college, but for a life of learning and responsible leadership in society....