First School Of The Desert
- 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 Type||Early Childhood / Day Care|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten|
|Total Students||91 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||1 teacher|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Palm Springs Grades: PK-8 | 276 students
67675 Bolero Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760)324-5464 2.3 PK-8
- Cathedral City Grades: PK-12 | 100 students
1281 N Gene Autry Trail, Suite C
Cathedral City, CA 92262
(760)898-1764 2.9 PK-12
- Thousand Palms Grades: K | 85 students
72400 La Canada Way
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
(760)343-2163 3.5 K
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