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.




Core Knowledge®

Desert Springs Preparatory is a Core Knowledge School
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Summert Registration

Families may enroll children throughout the summer at the district's Community Education office at 15002 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, 85032.  

Please be sure to complete all of the registration forms found at .  

You will need an original birth certificate, immunizations, proof of residency and any other needed forms for your child’s registration.  Community Education summer hours are from Monday, June 2, from 7:00am - 5:00pm, Monday thru Thursday.  Desert Springs Preparatory offices will open on July 14th.  Looking forward to another outstanding school year!  Have a great summer!


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News Items and Information

  • This year Desert Springs Prep. celebrates more than 153 million words read through our Accelerated Reader program!
  • 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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