Main Phone: 602-896-5500
School Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Early Release Wednesdays: 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Early Release Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Principal: Susie Smith
Assistant Principal: Anna Kohl
About Desert Foothills
Desert Foothills Junior High School has a long history of excellence. Our staff is dedicated to creating a learning environment that is challenging yet balanced with the commitment to encourage every student to develop to his or her potential. Our grade level teams build a strong sense of community while maintaining high academic standards. With our newly remodeled facilities and the support of our wonderful neighborhood community, families, and phenomenal staff, Desert Foothills is a great place for kids to grow, stretch and become lifelong learners.
Alyssa Weed, music teacher at Acacia Elementary School and Lindsey Peterson, WESD Governing Board Member, have been selected as a Top 10 finalists for the Arizona Educational Foundation Teacher of the Year Award.
WESD will be hosting a job fair to fill open positions in KidSpace, our before- and after-school care and school break program on Thursday, September 30 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the WESD Administrative Center (4650 W. Sweetwater Ave.). The WESD has a variety of full- and part-time positions available.