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.
WESD is in the process of reviewing and adopting English Language Arts (ELA) materials to support teachers with instruction in reading, writing, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary to enhance student achievement. Teachers, staff, families and community members are invited to view the variety of materials on display at the WESD Administrative Center and to provide input.
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.