Desert Skies

  • Desert Skies is a growth it is a church committed to growth in spirit, mission outreach, membership nurturing, and enabling active compassion.
  • Attendance, activities, involvement, innovative worship, outreach programming all characterize Desert Skies' identity.
  • Starting with seven couples, including the founding pastor, Dr. Jerry Elrod and his wife Sharon, these pioneers began their first services in homes.
  • As their numbers grew the people of Desert Skies erected a modular building, then a classroom, office, and fellowship complex and finally a sanctuary that celebrated its first worship service in June, 2001.
  • Desert Skies developed an outstanding music program including an adult Choir of over 65 members; active UMM and UMW groups, an unparalleled Youth and Children's ministry, Disciples' Bible study and other in-depth studies that include nearly 20% of the active membership and a Flea Market that must be seen to be believed.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students20 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeDesert Skies Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson
    St Andrew's Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-K | 288 students
    0.3 miles
    7650 N Paseo Del Norte
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    (520)742-2969
    0.3 PK-K
    288
  • Tucson
    Grades: PK-1 | 67 students
    0.5 miles
    100 W Magee Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    0.5 PK-1
    67
  • Tucson
    Ascension Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 131 students
    1.2 miles
    1220 W Magee Road
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    (520)742-6229
    1.2 PK-K
    131
  • Tucson
    St Marks Early Childhood Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 89 students
    1.3 miles
    1431 W Magee Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    (520)797-2925
    1.3 PK-K
    89
  • Tucson
    Kino Learning Center
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    Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 53 students
    1.6 miles
    6625 N 1st Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)297-7278
    1.6 K-12
    53

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