In collaboration with our community and all other stakeholders, Desert Heights Charter Schools will provide a rigorous, standards based academic environment through a balance of intensive, compassionate teaching. We are dedicated to the development of vibrant, socially-responsible individuals who possess the essential life skills necessary for success.
As well as offering a high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities to our students, we also have a commitment to ensure that our students receive the best guidance and support to insure they feel happy and safe here and are therefore able to thrive and achieve academically.
Our Three Pillars
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCEAdvanced Placement Courses Project Based Learning Technology Integration College and Career Focused National Honor Society AzCIS/ECAP Junior Achievement Partnership Academic Awards Individualized Instruction Goal and Vision Contracts StudentVUE/ParentVUE Tutoring College Fair Scheduled Grade Checks
INTEGRITY OF CHARACTERCharacter Awards Breast Cancer Awareness Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Heart and Stroke Awareness H.O.W.L. Christmas Angel Program Phoenix Children’s Hospital Community Food Drives Veterans Support Donate for Life Mini March of Dimes Drug Awareness Blessings in a Backpack St. Mary’s Food Bank
Athletics After School Clubs/Activities Zero Tolerance Bullying/Cyberbulling Prevention Service Projects Student Scholarships based around Character Leadership Awards Visionary Awards Key Club Fine Arts