Desert Foothills Junior High School

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At a Glance

School Information

  • Main Phone: 602-896-5500
    Attendance: 602-896-5521

    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: Anna Kohl
    Assistant Principal: Lindsey Larson

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.

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