Camelback Desert School

  • Camelback Desert School has been proud to serve students in Scottsdale since 1950.
  • We provide a safe, nurturing environment where children learn, grow and thrive.
  • Our Links to Learning curriculum prepares children for kindergarten and beyond by developing important academic, social and emotional skills.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-1
Year Founded1950

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • At Camelback Desert School, we expertly combine academics and structured play for students ages 12 months to kindergarten in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. We are proud to have been part of the community of Scottsdale since 1950. Our preschool is a caring place where your child can grow, learn and thrive. Our entire staff is passionate about caring for and educating young children.

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  • Scottsdale
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    6.2 miles
    20624 N. 76th St.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    (480)502-6878
    6.2 PK-8
    239
  • Scottsdale
    First Impressions Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 86 students
    7.7 miles
    3130 N. Hayden Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    (480)941-4094
    7.7 NS-K
    86
  • Scottsdale
    Grades: 6-12 | 89 students
    14.5 miles
    33401 N. 56th ST
    Scottsdale, AZ 85266
    (480)575-6001
    14.5 6-12
    89
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12
    3.3 miles
    6990 E. Shea Blvd, Suite 120
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (480)948-2800
    3.3 6-12
    n/a
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    Grades: NS-8 | 257 students
    1.4 miles
    9522 E. San Salvador Dr.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    (480)874-2326
    1.4 NS-8
    257

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