First School Of The Desert-La Quinta

Tel: (760)799-2999
Grades: NS - PK | 149 students
First School provides a successful and well established approach to preschool education.
At First School your child will experience an intimate learning atmosphere unparalleled by any other desert preschool program.
First School provides a perfect balance of academic and social instruction.
At First School you will find we value quality personnel.
First School of the Desert strives to promote the advancement of young children through an unwavering dedication to the welfare and education of preschool students.
Our mission success is achieved by creating a learning environment of fun and happiness.
We devotedly endeavor to advance the development of young children through a concerted effort of professional teamwork.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dance, Gymnastics Dance, Gymnastics,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Christian Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palm Desert Learning Tree (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tot Stop Preschool (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palm Desert Palm Desert Learning Tree
    42675 Washington St
    Palm Desert , CA , 92211
    (760)345-8100
    1.4  mi  |  103  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Palm Desert
    Tot Stop Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    77970 Delaware Pl
    Palm Desert , CA , 92211
    (760)360-6445
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.5  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Bermuda Dunes Bermuda Dunes Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    42115 Yucca Ln
    Bermuda Dunes , CA , 92203
    (760)772-7127
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Palm Desert Valley Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    43400 Warner Trl
    Palm Desert , CA , 92211
    (760)345-8505
    (Baptist)
    1.8  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Palm Desert
    Montessori School Of The Valley
    Montessori School
    43250 Warner Trl
    Palm Desert , CA , 92211
    (760)345-1888
    Montessori School
    1.8  mi  |  51  students  |  Gr.  K-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - I live in La Quinta and have been looking for a good preschool for my daughter. I saw First School online and after reading some of these reviews, I just had to give it a shot. BEST decision I ever made! My daughter has a blast here, and I get some peace of mind (she''s 3!). Definitely recommend them! - Posted by Parent

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