• Welcome to the Deer Valley High School Counseling Department. This site includes resources for high school and college/career information. Also follow us on Twitter @DVHSCounseling.
    REMIND (Text reminders)
    Seniors and parents: Text @dvhs2020 to 81010
    Juniors and parents: Text @dvhs21 to 81010
    Sophomores and parents: Text @dvhs2022 to 81010
    Freshman and parents: Text @dvhsd2023 to 81010
    Scholarships: Text @schdvhs to 81010

     Dual Enrollment Students:


    Here is the information about how to register for the Rio Salado dual enrollment classes that your son/daughter signed up for at Deer Valley High School.

    Please view your schedule on school city so you know which class period each dual enrollment class is assigned. Then use this PDF to locate your section number for your class.

    New Students: (Students who have never taken a dual enrollment class before)  www.riosalado.edu/dual

    • Click on “get started”
    • Click student admissions application
    • Click new student
      • New students who are having trouble getting an ID number please contact 480-384-9995 or if you need assistance finding your ID number call 480-517-8080

    Returning Students: (Students who have taken a dual enrollment class in the past or have already completed a placement test) 


    • Click on “get started”
    • Click student admissions application
    • Click returning student
      • Returning students already have an ID number, if you need assistance finding your ID number call 480-517-8080

    Registration must be completed on or before August 14. If not completed by this date, students will be removed from the dual enrollment classes.

    You will only be registering for fall semester classes at this time. You will need to enroll in your spring classes in January, which will take place during your dual enrollment classes on campus. 

    If you have questions while registering for your Rio classes, please contact Rio at 480-517-8080. Please contact Ms. Darre at Denise.Darre@dvusd.org or 602-467-6767 if you have any other questions.  


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  • GCC will be in the career center during SET on Thursday, 8/22. Sign up to see GCC in the counseling office.

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  • Download the powerpoint for info from Senior Parent Night.

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  • Students and parents have an opportunity to hear from and speak with representatives from private Arizona colleges about their programs, housing, financial aid, and more. Come to the Private University Tour at the District Office (20402 N. 15th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85027) on Sept 5th from 6-8pm. See Flyer for infomation.

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  • Join representatives from all 3 Arizona public universities for a combined in-depth program to understand admissions, financial aid, and more at Mountain Ridge High School on 8/22/2019 from 6-8pm. See flyer for details: Tri-University Tour

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  • Raise.me is the easiest way for students to earn scholarships for everyday things they do while in high school. It is FREE! Check out this video: https://vimeo.com/188042522  Sign up here: https://www.raise.me/join/9971196132

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  • SENIOR Guys-you are required by law to register with the Selective Service once you turn 18 years old. Go to www.sss.gov to register-it only takes a couple of minutes!
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  • DVHS Counselors
    Sara Lewis  Last names A-H
     602-467-6768  Sara.Lewis@dvusd.org
    Crystal Simons  Last names I-L/504 Coordinator/Personal-Social
     602-467-6719  Crystal.Simons@dvusd.org
    Denise Darre  Last names M-Z  602-467-6767  Denise.Darre@dvusd.org
    Miko Price  College/Careers/Scholarships  602-467-6718  Miko.Price@dvusd.org
    Kellie Farrell Wellness Counselor (Southwest Behavioral Health) 602-467-6766  Kellie.Farrell@dvusd.org