Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School

in the Paradise Valley Unified School District

602.449.7100 office
602.449.7105 fax

6010 E. Acoma Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254 » Map

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School hours:
PreK: 9:00 to 3:00
K-6: 8:45 to 3:15
Autism: 9:15 to 3:45

Derek Hummert

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Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School is proud to have been named an "A" school of excellence by the state of Arizona on the A-F Letter Grade Accountability System. This is the second consecutive year for this distinction.


Desert Springs Preparatory School was named a 2013 NCEA Arizona Higher Performing School. This is the second consecutive year for this distinction.




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News Items and Information

  • AIMS testing for grades 3-6 will begin the week of April 7, 2014. 2nd grade students will take the Stanford 10 assessment in Reading and math. A new state assessment will be introduced next year.

  • See our latest DSPES school newsletter.
  • Parents please consider these typing tutorials and games to improve your child's typing skills at home. (Click Here)
  • Parents and Friends of DSPES - help us earn points while shopping at PV Mall this fall. Desert Springs has been near the top of the leader board for the past several years. Learn more.




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