Desert Shadows

Parent Forum
September 8th
Media Center
Mr. McCormick will be talking about our test scores and the plan to move Desert Shadows forward.  
Please join us.  

Paradise Valley Unified School District

Principal's message


Desert Shadows Elementary School, located in Scottsdale, AZ, is proud to be recognized as one of the fine schools in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. DShES offers preschool through sixth-grade and currently has nearly 500 students enrolled. We have an excellent student, staff and parent community that is committed to making DSHES an outstanding school. The Desert Shadows Elementary School staff provides an atmosphere of educational excellence with high expectations for all students. A comprehensive educational program in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science, physical education, computer technology, vocal music and art is offered.

School contact info

Richard McCormick
5902 E Sweetwater Rd
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
602-449-6900 Mainline
602-449-6901 Attendance
602-449-6903 Nurse  
School Day Hours
8:45 - 3:15
Playground opens at 8:15
Line up bell rings at 8:40
Early Release Days Schedule
8:45 - 12:30 

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