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!!! ALERT: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020-- There is NO SCHOOL on Thursday, October 1, 2020 for in-person learners due to the dense smoke in the area. Today will be a Distance Learning Day for ALL students.
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    Mission: Desert Heights Elementary School will create a positive, safe, highly effective, and consistent learning environment for all students.

    Misión: La Escuela Primaria Desert Heights creará un ambiente de aprendizaje positivo, seguro, altamente efectivo y consistente para todos los estudiantes.

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Desert Heights News

  • School Asset Guide    This is a list of resources available throughout our community. These resources include food banks, resources for Veterans, parenting classes and much more.  

  •  NAEYC

    Our early childhood preschool programs are now taking applications for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are intrested in applying for a spot in our preschool classroom, please click here for the application. Please return the application to Mrs. Metzger at SMetzger@washoeschools.net

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  • Desert Heights ES Principal
    Desert Heights ES Assistant Principal
    Desert Heights Office Staff
    (Please email with questions about Infinite Campus and Registration)

    13948 Mount Bismark Street Reno, NV. 89506

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    Office Hours
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    School Hours
    9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    9:30 AM - 2:45 PM
    Wednesday (Early Release)

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  • Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

    The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.  For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    WCSD Parent Student Handbook

    Access the District's Parent Student Handbook (English) (Spanish).