The Dunham School

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At Dunham, 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.

Contact information

Mailing address:
The Dunham School
11111 Roy Emerson Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810


Phone: (225) 767-7097

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 720921878

CEO/President: Steven Eagleton

Chairman: Blair Gremillion

Board size: 14


Ruling year: 1981

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


To this end, the school offers boys and girls rigorous academic instruction: challenging athletic and recreational opportunities along with an exemplary fine arts program.

Mission statement

The Dunham School seeks to provide students with the opportunity for college-preparatory education set in the framework of Christian instruction and example.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: K-12 Schools/Academies

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating275 of 110214 of 48
Fund acquisition rating436 of 110329 of 48
Resource allocation rating506 of 110319 of 48
Asset utilization rating246 of 110212 of 48

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$3,076,831$3,428,266$4,063,869$5,129,147$5,777,558
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$11,100,557$9,811,074$9,057,499$9,338,743$10,308,857
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$14,256,354$14,511,481$15,454,336$16,430,086$16,972,796
Other long-term assets$1,492,967$895,001$403,334$493,489$762,689
Total long-term assets$15,749,321$15,406,482$15,857,670$16,923,575$17,735,485
Total assets$26,849,878$25,217,556$24,915,169$26,262,318$28,044,342
Payables and accrued expenses$863,894$640,408$567,952$451,538$492,630
Other current liabilities$8,880,079$8,140,467$8,432,237$9,653,941$9,649,203
Total current liabilities$9,743,973$8,780,875$9,000,189$10,105,479$10,141,833
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$9,534,798$11,405,247$12,809,966$11,687,173$12,347,232
Total liabilities$19,278,771$20,186,122$21,810,155$21,792,652$22,489,065
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$3,102,927$3,623,930$1,665,513$2,712,294$3,621,093
With donor restrictions$4,468,180$1,407,504$1,439,501$1,757,372$1,934,184
Net assets$7,571,107$5,031,434$3,105,014$4,469,666$5,555,277
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$4,172,419$2,713,394$703,363$1,201,161$1,779,644
Program service revenue$18,212,557$17,800,280$16,053,594$15,763,293$15,224,856
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$31,184$376,784$70,957$221,121$231,821
Other revenue$55,290$10,352$9,816$10,300$15,443
Total other revenue$18,299,031$18,187,416$16,134,367$15,994,714$15,472,120
Total revenue$22,471,450$20,900,810$16,837,730$17,195,875$17,251,764
Program services$16,590,153$15,424,459$14,836,541$14,787,069$12,874,679
Management and general$2,658,836$2,919,895$2,763,922$2,754,123$3,804,971
Total expenses$19,848,091$18,985,252$18,245,812$18,246,296$17,129,743
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$2,623,359$1,915,558($1,408,082)($1,050,421)$122,021
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,623,359$1,915,558($1,408,082)($1,050,421)$122,021


Steve A EagletonHeadmaster$290,591
Nikole BlanchardDirector of Innovation and$125,939
Grady HazelCFO$120,053

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022

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In 1981, the Koch, Love, Michaelson, Snoddy, and Tabb families joined together to form a college preparatory school grounded in Christian faith and principles. As they began the complex task of founding a school, they established three pillars of purpose-academics, arts, and athletics-all resting upon a foundation of faith. Their bold dream formed the vision behind The Dunham School's mission to educate minds and hearts for Christ.

Through three locations, four name changes, seven heads of school, countless prayers, and, above all, God's incredible provision, the faith of the school's founders has become a reality. Today, The Dunham School is recognized not only as a leader in Christian education, but also as one of the most innovative and technologically advanced schools in the country.

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