Desert View Elementary School

5A School that is ranked #1 in all of Yuma County!  The Race for Excellence Has No Finish Line!  NIET Founders Award finalist 2019 and 2020.  We  prohibit the copying of any student’s work or photo without express written permission of the school, the student’s work or photo without express written permission of the school, the student and his/her parent.
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2019-2020

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2017-18 staff picture

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2017 A label for the 3rd year

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About Us » Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Meredith Nelson
DESERT VIEW ELEMENTARY
A School
 
Hi, my name is Meredith Nelson and I am proud to be the Principal of Desert View Elementary. We roar with high scores because we are proud of our AZ LEARNS label of  AA . The staff and I pride ourselves on having high expectations for students and ourselves always while supporting each other to meet and exceed them.  This year be extraordinary!  One team, one goal, making a difference!
 
We proudly offer many programs to help our students succeed.
  • TAP Teacher and Student Advancement Program  (TAP Directors Award 2015)
  • CTY John’s Hopkins for students in grades 4-6th
  • Gifted testing 3 times a year with differentiation in the classroom
  • Inclusion model in our classrooms for special education students
  • Write Up A Storm for writing and reading
  • Saxon Math 1-6th
  • TAP mentors and master teachers to support teacher professional development
  • Drama, dance, physical education, music, and library
  • District wide band, jazz, and mariachi
  • Spelling Bee
I am a proud Jaguar!!! Please feel free to come by and talk to me about any of the programs mentioned above or about how you can volunteer at your child’s school.