Palm Desert High

Home of the Aztecs!

As a professional learning community, Palm Desert High School’s vision is to ensure that all students receive an outstanding education, fully realize their potential, and demonstrate responsible citizenship in the community and on our planet.

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The deadline to pay for AP exams is March 4, 2019. Your AP contract and payment must be submitted together. You may pay in the main office using cash or check. To purchase exams online, click here AP Exam Fees. Credit card purchases will result in a 3% convenience fee in addition to the price of the exam(s). Remember, you must print a copy of your receipt and bring it, along with your AP contract, to the Counseling Office, to complete the transaction. Students who qualify for a fee reduction may not purchase their exam(s) online. Please come to the Counseling Office for more information.

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Desert Sands Unified School District office of Child Welfare and Attendance will begin taking school transfers for the school year 2019-2020, starting December 3, 2018 through February 28, 2019. If you would like to apply for a transfer you may visit the Desert Sands Unified School District website and click on transfers or you may visit the website of Please make sure to choose your district of residence correctly because any application not filled out correctly may result in a delay in your request.

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  • October 16, 2018 through February 2019 - $85 and $75 w/ASB
  • March 2019 through May 2019 - $95 and $90 w/ASB
  • June 2019 - $100 and $90 w/ASB

Pay with cash, checks or credit at the Palm Desert Webstore or online here:

Adviser: Carmen Illingworth

Quick Links:

PDHS Gold Ribbon
AP Capstone
PDHS Distinguished School

74910 Aztec Road, Palm Desert, California 92260

Mr. Dennis Zink, Principal


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