DESERT VISTA HIGH SCHOOL

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16440 S 32ND ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85048
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Phone: 480-706-7900
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Tempe Union High School District
  • Students/Teacher: 24:1
  • Students/Grade: 757
  • Number Students: 3028
  • Number Teachers: 200
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4138
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 1000
  • Principal: Ms Christine Barela
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (77 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (49 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-03-31
    "I have had two kids go there one was being bullied so bad i had to fight woth her to go to school every day and the school only sent the girls home for one day and it was not even a suspension. Now I have another child that goes there that was punched in the face during PE class by another student the in side of his mouth was split open and his lip was split open . I ask the school what they are doing to the kid that did this to my kid and the school tells me they can't tell me that information. Why because they are doing nothing."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-07
    "Large - yes; impersonal - no. Moving from the East Coast, we selected the DVHS boundary for our home using many resources including this website. Compared to private middle schools our children attended in Wash, DC, our first surprise was the constant feedback and e-mail contact we received from teachers. Not heard of any other HS that fosters support, encouragement, and positive attitude to same high level. Our daughter and son quickly found a friend nucleus (dance and sports, respectively). No "bad teacher" experiences - just the opposite and both blossomed academically. At college our daughter continues to find she was well- prepared by DVHS academics. As a senior, our son is enjoying engineering curriculum and teachers that will be big benefit for his planned college major. Selecting this HS was one of the best decisions we've made for the growth of our children. - April 2014"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-12-28
    "I currently attend this school and I have been since Freshman year and when I tell you this school is amazing it really is. Great academic program and this school is really big on COLLEGE PREP! It will have you ready for college by Junior year. Great staff and administration. This school offers a great sports program. All in all Desert Vista is a great school that not only offers you child that great high school experience but also the experience your child will need for the future."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-20
    "I highly recommend DV. We moved here from Chicago shortly before our son began freshmen year. The teachers and administration were especially helpful with the transition. We now have a second child enrolled and thankfully, both of our children are in honors and AP classes and they are ABSOLUTELY outstanding. The teachers are top notch. In addition to the fine academics, DV has fantastic athletics and clubs. Our youngest joined the school's Speech team and is having a wonderful experience thus far."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-21
    "My son is a sophomore at DV and loves the school. For the most part he has had excellent teachers who have challenged him. He walked on to Cross Country as a freshman and had a fantastic experience. The coaches are exceptional, and the team members are very supportive of each other. Each child needs to find their niche, and with the number of clubs they have something for everyone."
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