Quick Facts

Campus and History

  • Beautiful desert property is home to our non-sectarian, private school located in the heart of Paradise Valley, AZ

  • Established in 1973 by Joani and Mark Share, longtime Director Piya Jacob in partnership with excellent teachers created what we still lovingly refer to as The Desert View Way



  • 2022-2023—91 students are enrolled in Kindergarten through Fourth Grade

  • Maximum of 22 students per class with an average of 18 students per class

  • One class per grade level


  • 17 faculty members

  • One lead teacher per grade level classroom plus one aide or supporting teacher, with two full time teachers in Kindergarten

  • 5 special classes teachers include: art, dance, music, physical education, and Spanish

  • 7 after school enrichment classes include: chess, dance, games, arts & crafts, drama, cooking and Legos


  • Classes are held Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM except for holidays

  • Enrichment classes are available daily from 2:30 – 3:30 PM at an additional cost

  • School is in session from mid August through the end of May



Total Tuition - $8,850 

Tuition Deposit (due in March) - $1,650 

Tuition Balance paid over 9 months (September through May) - $7,200 

Other Fees - $800 ($500 Registration fee due in February + $300 Activity fee due in August)

Scholarships for tuition are awarded each year based on the financial needs of the families.