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 Type||Early Childhood / Day Care|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten|
|Total Students||91 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||9%
State avg.: 45%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||1 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||91:1
National avg.: 13:1
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Cathedral CityGrades: 2-12 | 57 students
68550 Dinah Shore Dr
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Palm SpringsGrades: PK-8 | 194 students
67675 Bolero Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Rancho MirageGrades: NS-12 | 366 students
35525 Da Vall Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Palm SpringsGrades: PK-KG | 55 students
490 S Compadre Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Palm SpringsGrades: PK-8 | 299 students
455 S Compadre Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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