First School Of The Desert

Tel: (760)321-0090
  • 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 childrens 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 Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade First School Of The Desert Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cathedral City
    Stepping Stones
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    Grades: 2-12 | 57 students
    1.6 miles
    68550 Dinah Shore Dr
    Cathedral City, CA 92234
  • Palm Springs
    Grades: PK-8 | 234 students
    2.3 miles
    67675 Bolero Road
    Palm Springs, CA 92264
  • Rancho Mirage
    Grades: NS-12 | 398 students
    2.8 miles
    35525 Da Vall Drive
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
  • Palm Springs
    Grades: PK-8 | 299 students
    3.2 miles
    455 S Compadre Rd
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Thousand Palms
    Grades: K | 85 students
    3.5 miles
    72400 La Canada Way
    Thousand Palms, CA 92276

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