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.: 41%
Students by Grade Desert Skies Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-10 | 139 students
    12.5 miles
    8725 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85710
    (520) 731-2100
    12.5 K-10
    139
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-8 | 290 students
    4.4 miles
    10801 N La Cholla Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85742
    (520) 297-0922
    4.4 K-8
    290
  • Tucson
    Grades: 6-12 | 45 students
    15 miles
    2030 S Mission Road
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520) 883-4999
    15 6-12
    45
  • Tucson
    Grades: PK-8 | 160 students
    12.7 miles
    7801 E Kenyon Drive
    Tucson, AZ 85710
    (520) 296-8989
    12.7 PK-8
    160
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-12
    4.2 miles
    6000 N Camino De La Tierra
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 297-2288
    4.2 K-12
    n/a

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