At DHPA, we take to heart the Latin phrase, Esse quam videri (“To be, rather than to seem”). This motto signifies our community’s commitment to be the best; to explore, question, communicate and evaluate, as these are skills necessary for life-long learning and high moral character. Click here to read more from our Principal, Chelsey Peitz.
In collaboration with our community and all other stakeholders, Desert Heights Charter Schools will provide a rigorous, standards based academic environment through a balance of intensive, compassionate teaching. We are dedicated to the development of vibrant, socially-responsible individuals who possess the essential life skills necessary for success.
As well as offering a high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities to our students, we also have a commitment to ensure that our students receive the best guidance and support to insure they feel happy and safe here and are therefore able to thrive and achieve academically.
Our Three Pillars
Our students maximize growth to succeed in achieving their future college and career goals.
Individual pride displayed with fidelity in all environments and all people.
Self development with a focus of improving community.