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18213 Symeron Road. Apple Valley, CA 92307 
Start Time: 9:05 a.m.
End Time: 3:25 p.m.
Early Release Wednesdays: 2:05 p.m.
                                                              Min. Day Dismissal: 12:30 p.m. (Nov. 7th-10th)

We hope that our website is helpful to our parents, students and the community. Our goal is that this website will continually allow us to provide quality home-to-school connections. We will be making changes on a regular basis, therefore please bookmark this page and check back often to view updates. 

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About Desert Knolls

Desert Knolls School was built in 1961 as part of the Victor Elementary School District and joined the Apple Valley Unified School District in the fall of 1987. Since then, the school has continued to expand to meet the needs of the community. 

Desert Knolls Elementary, a Character Counts and technology school, prepares students to be college and career ready with academic excellence in a safe family oriented environment.

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Student Accident Insurance 2016-17

For the 2016-17 school year, the District will be making student accident insurance available to parents, for voluntary purchase, through Student Insurance. In an effort to "Go Green", applications will be available in electronic form only. 

1. apply directly online through the website:
2. print the form from the following link:

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