First School Of The Desert-La Quinta

  • 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.
  • At First School you will find we value quality personnel.
  • 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 TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students149 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Dance, Gymnastics

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I live in La Quinta and have been looking for a good preschool for my daughter. I saw First School online and after reading some of these reviews, I just had to give it a shot. BEST decision I ever made! My daughter has a blast here, and I get some peace of mind (she's 3!). Definitely recommend them!
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