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5821 W Beverly Ln

Glendale, AZ 85306

(602) 896-2900

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Grades: PK - 4

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 28

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121 Parent Reviews for Desert Heights Charter School

Every child, should be given equal opportunity to grow both emotionally, socially, and academically. However, this is not the case with DHCS, with severely limited resources kids are not able to participate in key school functions. Academically a smoke and mirrors scenario of quality educational is an ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/11/14

Desert Heights Preschool is just simply the BEST. This is our first year in the preschool program and my daughter simply LOVE her teacher, Mrs. Penalosa. My daughter can't stop talking about her all the time at home. I really appreciate how my daughter is treated in this school. She came in very shy, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/16/14

This is our first year at this school and we are very impressed. Our children have improved not only academically but socially and emotionally as well. I don't think that we were ever on the school's campus that every single teacher wasn't smiling. Desert Heights is a very welcoming school and I am so ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/14

This school cares about the children and their education. I am proud to have children attending this school. The faculty works hard and is very family oriented.

Posted by a parent on 04/14/14

We love Desert Heights Charter School! The second grade teachers, after care teachers and principle are great!

Posted by a parent on 04/13/14

Best preschool ever! Love the teachers and the extra mile they go to ensure a healthy, safe, enriching program for our kids.

Posted by a parent on 04/13/14

DESERT HEIGHTS CHARTER AND PRESCHOOL IS NOT JUST A SCHOOL, ITS A COMMUNITY OF CARING FOLKS WHO LOVE KIDS. OUR PRINCIPAL AND STAFF ARE POSITIVE PROBLEM SOLVERS AND FUN LOVING PEOPLE. I WISH I HAD MORE TIME TO VOLUNTEER AT OUR SCHOOL, BECAUSE MY PARENTING SKILLS ARE STRENGTHENED BY WATCHING STAFF INTERACT ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/12/14

Desert Heights had been a better than average school until this year. With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards the school has become mediocre at best. Teachers, fearful of students not meeting the benchmarks in tough subjects (i.e. mathematics), have begun teaching to the lowest performing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/21/13

I love DHCS and DHPA. I have three children that attend the school, and I have never been at a school before where the teachers go above and beyond. Both principals at both campuses have great communication with the parents, and I can tell that the teachers truly care about the students.

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Desert Heights Charter School: provides my only child with a wonderful small town school feeling. It has provided my child with excellent & supportive staff , a safe & pleasant learning environment, and above average education that is NOT Focused on Teaching our children how to excel ONLY in AIMS ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/13

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Test Year: 2012
Desert Heights Charter School
Partnership With Parents Inc. Dba Desert Heights Charter S
Arizona
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Glendale schools — Desert Heights Charter School is located at 5821 W Beverly Ln, Glendale AZ 85306. 5821 W Beverly Ln is in the 85306 ZIP code in Glendale, AZ The school district for Desert Heights Charter School is the Partnership With Parents Inc. Dba Desert Heights Charter S. Desert Heights Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 4.
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