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About Our School

Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary, in partnership with its families and community, will empower all children in an engaging environment to be innovative thinkers and expert communicators through technology and an excelling education.

If you are new to Desert Springs Preparatory, welcome to the most positive and supportive school and community in the state! You will find that we have the most highly qualified and caring teachers, as well as an extremely active and involved PTA and community.

Our Vision:

We are committed to providing quality instruction and challenging learning experiences in a safe and respectful environment, which will foster lifelong learning and responsible citizenship.

Our Mission:

Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary, in partnership with its families and community, will empower all children in an engaging environment to be innovative thinkers and expert communicators through technology, differentiation and a challenging curriculum.

Our Beliefs:

Educate, Empower, Excel

Structured Dress Code

Desert Springs Preparatory follows a structured dress code Monday through Friday with a “free” dress day every half day. Our dress code sets us apart from other elementary schools and maintains a strong focus on learning. This “free” dress day will adhere to the PVSchools code of conduct related to school dress. For full details please see the DSPES Student Agreement. Students not observing structured dress code will be asked to change into appropriate dress. 

Tops

Tops include colored “polo” style shirts in the following solid colors: black, navy blue, light blue, red, pink and white. Desert Springs Preparatory spirit shirts and/or shorts can also be worn on any day with the appropriate tops or bottoms. DSPES club shirts are not structured spirit wear, but may be worn on the day of club meetings or events as approved by a club leader, and on free dress days. 

Bottoms

The structured dress code includes solid black, solid navy, or solid khaki bottoms. These could be pants, leggings, shorts, skirts, capris or solid, logo free & stripe free athletic shorts. Shorts must be worn at the waist and fall above the knee. 

Shoes

Closed toe shoes, sneakers, boots, loafers, etc. No open toe shoes, sandals or flip-flops.

Dress for Success

We display neatness, and modesty. The dress code is one way we show we are SOAR students. Decisions as to the appropriateness of dress rest with the principal.