16440 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ 85048
Desert Vista inspires a community of learning by demonstrating excellence in academics, arts and extra-curricular activities.
We strive for excellence by engaging our community, promoting accountability, fostering responsibility, and encouraging life-long learning.
Desert Vista was honored by the AIA with the Director’s Cup
and the Overall Excellence H.A. Hendrickson Award:
The Directors Cup signifies that Desert Vista High School has reached the pinnacle of excellence in athletics, scholastics, activities, service, community and character-based initiatives.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association presents the award to one high school each year.
The selection committee reviews all eligible nominations, based on:
Desert Vista Rated an "A" School by the State of AZ! Read more here!
Desert Vista A+ School of Excellence
A+ Application PDF Document
The A+ School of Excellence™ is a trademark of the Arizona Educational Foundation.
The Athletic Hall of Fame is an opportunity for maintaining the rich heritage and tradition of successful programs at Desert Vista High School. In addition, it will serve as a means of recognizing, preserving, and honoring the individuals, coaches and athletes who made significant contributions to these programs other than the fore mentioned ways. The Hall of Fame honors the contributions and accomplishments of these individuals who are worthy of recognition as examples for others to emulate. For more information, please see our athletics page under "Hall of Fame". All nominations must be submitted on the official DVHS Athletic Hall of Fame nomination form. Nominations must be submitted by April 1st each year for consideration.
New Student/Parent PPT Guide to the School Website
State Requires Student Ethnicity Disclosure
If your student was registered in one of our schools prior to July 1, 2010 (including all pre-registered freshmen), the State of Arizona required that you indicate your student’s Ethnicity. Read more about the requirements.
Daily Announcement Link