Student Life


Desert Heights Preparatory Academy supports college and career readiness with equal focus on academic excellence, social awareness and integrity of character. We build college resumes with competitive athletic programs, fine arts opportunities and clubs such as Honors Societies and Student Councils.

Fine Arts

Desert Heights Preparatory Academy has a growing Fine Arts program that offers several extra curricular activities or classes such as:

  • Competitive Dance Team
  • Drama
  • Fine Arts class
  • Photography
  • Spanish & German
  • Arts & Crafts

Student Council

At Desert Heights Preparatory Academy, Student Council members are elected annually by the student body to raise funds for school-wide activities, including social events and community projects.

  • Spirit Weeks
  • Pep Assemblies
  • Class Competitions
  • Homecoming
  • Prom
  • Community Service
  • And much more!!

Honor Societies

National Honor Society is the Nation’s premiere organization established to recognize outstanding students. More than just an honor roll, Honor Society serves to recognize those students who demonstrate excellence in the area of scholarship, leadership, character, service, and citizenship. At Desert Heights Preparatory Academy, our chapter’s focus is community service which is one of the expectations for all Honor Society members. There are 3 levels within the National Honor Society;

  • National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) 4th – 6th Grade:
  • National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) 7th – 9th Grade
  • National Honor Society (NHS) 10th -12th Grade