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    Through an equity lens, all teachers intentionally and collectively plan for and reflect on instruction and teach grade level standards to provide all students opportunities to succeed.



    We have a moral obligation to assist students in developing their skills and talents as they learn about themselves and the world around them, and work toward reaching their highest potential.



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    Summer School for students at Desert Heights will be at Nancy Gomes Elementary School.  This is due to Desert Heights Elementary going through a flooring remodel all summer.



    June 22 - July 15


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The Coyote Pride (DSHES Newsletter)

  • 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 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested in applying for a spot in our preschool classroom, please click here for the application. Please return the application to Ms. Daniels at SDaniels@washoeschools.net

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Contact Us

  • 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

    Phone Number
    Fax Number
    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)
    School Hours for Delayed School Starts (Inclement Weather)
    11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Wednesday (Early Release)

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From the District...

  • 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.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.