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Desert Mountain Elementary
Queen Creek Unified School District
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Welcome to Desert Mountain Elementary School, where we proudly serve kindergarten through sixth-grade students in the Queen Creek School District. You’ll find our school at the crossroads of Ocotillo and Hawes Roads in beautiful Queen Creek, Arizona.

A Message from Our Principal

Welcome to Desert Mountain Elementary, home of the Coyotes!

My name is Erin Pillsbury, and I am thrilled to have you as part of our school community. Desert Mountain is a well-established school in a growing community and district. Great things are happening!

Our primary focus at Desert Mountain is student success. We can achieve that success through engaging, rigorous learning experiences, social-emotional support, and by having a culture of effective communication. Elementary school sets the foundation for future student success in college and career readiness.

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Latest News
2022–2023 Supply Lists

Parents, next year's supply lists are now available. You can find them in the sidebar of the News page.

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Graduating Seniors Visit Queen Creek Unified School District Elementary Schools in the Annual Grad Walk

Graduation comes with a sense of pride, pomp and circumstance, and the excitement of taking the next step in life.

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Discovery Kids Presents Wet and Wild Summer Camp

From May 23 through July 22, camp programs are open to children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Parents, to see more of what's happening at Desert Mountain Elementary, be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram!

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2020 A+ School of Excellence
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Grades K–6
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Character Education
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Leadership Development