First School Of The Desert

69-440 Mccallum Way,
Cathedral City, CA, 92234-0922
     Tel: (760)321-0090
Grades: PK - K | 91 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.
As educators we feel it is imperative to communicate the goals of First School.
Our standards are high but realistic.
Our program is designed to give your child a solid academic foundation.
In addition to the academic approach we develop your children’s social skills.
Combining our emphasis on academic and social skills leads to well-balanced results.
Your child will be academically prepared and socially adjusted to confront the challenges they will face in the elementary school years.
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 Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 91:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stepping Stones (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stepping Stones (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is King's Schools Of The Desert (2 miles away)
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  • Cathedral CityStepping Stones
    Alternative School  (Baptist)
    68550 Dinah Shore Dr
    Cathedral CityCA92234
    (760)902-1374
    Alternative School  (Baptist)
    1.6 mi | 50 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • Palm SpringsKing's Schools Of The Desert
      (Christian)
    67675 Bolero Road
    Palm SpringsCA92264
    (760)324-5464
      (Christian)
    2 mi | 234 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Palm SpringsKiddie Kollege
    Daycare / Preschool
    490 S Compadre Rd
    Palm SpringsCA92262
    (760)327-3767
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.3 mi | 15 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Palm SpringsSt. Theresa Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    455 S Compadre Road
    Palm SpringsCA92262
    (760)327-4919
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.3 mi | 391 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Palm SpringsDesert Chapel Christian
      (Christian)
    630 S Sunrise Way
    Palm SpringsCA92264
    (760)327-2772
      (Christian)
    3.1 mi | 252 students | Gr. K-12                      

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