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 Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students91 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade First School Of The Desert Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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