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Desert Horizon Elementary School

Desert Horizon Elementary Fast Facts

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Desert Horizon Elementary School
8525 W. Osborn Rd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85037
Phone: (623) 772-2430
Fax: (623) 873-4691
Attendance: (623) 772-2445

Principal: Debby Cruz
Email: decruz@pesd92.org

Assistant Principal: Norma Chavez
Email: nchavez@pesd92.org

Start Time - 8:10 am | Dismissal - 3:10 pm | Early Release - 12:40 pm


Closed Campus Policy
Please be prepared to do the following:

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- Get badge

Upon returning, you will be given your IDENTIFICATION back.

Thank you for your time, patience and flexibility as we continue to provide a safe and orderly environment for your chilldren.

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  • Registration Information

    Enroll Today

    New to the Pendergast Elementary School District? Here is how to register your child in your neighborhood Pendergast School.

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  • Tax and Gift Donations

    The Pendergast Governing Board and Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Cruz are grateful for your donation and support of our students, staff, families and community. Thank you for helping to make a positive impact in the lives of the children in Pendergast.

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Desert Horizon News & Updates

  • Desert Horizon Newsletter

    Desert Horizon Newsletter

    Check out the latest edition of the Desert Horizon Newsletter. The Desert Horizon Newsletter is your inside look at everything happening at Desert Horizon Elementary and throughout the Pendergast Elementary School District.

    Desert Horizon Eagle E-Journal >>

  • Verizon Innovative Learning - Digital Promise

    Pendergast District Joins Verizon Innovative Learning to Bring Free Tech Education to Local Title I Schools

    In partnership with Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning, students and teachers at Amberlea Elmentary, Desert Horizon Elementary, and Villa de Paz Elementary will receive devices, internet access, and innovative programs.

    Find Out More: English | Español

  • PRIDE Club

    PRIDE Club is Back for the 2021-22 School Year

    P.R.I.D.E. Club programming will resume in August 2021. Program capacity at each school is dependent on available space and staffing. If you are interested in enrolling your child in the program at your school site, please submit your information on the waitlist. You will be notified when an opening is available at your school site.

    Find Out More: English | Español

  • Student-Parent Handbook 2021-2022

    The purpose of this handbook is to inform parents and students of the policies, procedures, and operations of the Pendergast Elementary School District. It presents information highlighting district policies and guidelines necessary for the academic achievement, safety, welfare, and well-being of our students.

    Find Out More: English | Español

  • What's for Breakfast and Lunch?

    Find out what's being served for breakfast and lunch at your school by accessing our new Online Menus >


  • Desert Horizon School Uniform Dress Code

    The staff at Desert Horizon Elementary believes that the way students dress for school affects their learning. Students should dress for success. Students who come dressed appropriately for learning are less distracted and are better prepared to learn.

    School Uniform Guidelines: English | Español