Kindergarten 2013/2014 Registration 
Desert Shadows Elementary School offers free, full-day kindergarten. Please take the opportunity to come see our kindergarten classrooms with your child to help them with transition and build excitement about becoming a Sandshark at Desert Shadows! Visit the district website for requirements and to download registration forms. >

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Desert Shadows      Elementary School
5902 E. Sweetwater
Scottsdale, AZ  85254

Richard McCormick

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday — Friday

School Hours
8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Early Release Hours
8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

If you are interested in enrolling in our school, please call and let us schedule a tour for a time that is convenient for you!

We look forward to welcoming you to the DSHES family!

Desert Shadows Elementary School is rated "A" by the AZ Dept. of Education

Welcome! 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.

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Proud to be part of the Paradise Valley Unified School District •