• DEER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
    18424 N 51st Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85308
     
    Principal
    Mrs. Kim Crooks
     
    Administration:  (602) 467-6700 
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    About the School

    In 1980, Deer Valley High School opened its doors for the first time to 750 new students. Housed on more than 60 acres, Deer Valley High School consistently maintains student enrollment around 2,000 each year. The school has developed many lasting traditions and is proud to offer exceptional academic courses. Deer Valley High School has a growing dual enrollment college credit program that offers students exceptional opportunities to meet their academic goals. Students have an opportunity to participate in quality clubs and activities as well as a sound, award-winning athletic program.

    Deer Valley High School’s strong academic emphasis supports both the district and school mission statements. The Campus Improvement Team goals have always mirrored the school’s mission statement and established plans and support programs to ensure student success.

    Deer Valley High School has long been recognized for outstanding student achievement in a wide range of academic and athletic areas. The following are a sampling of the accomplishments Deer Valley proudly proclaims: National Merit Scholars; National Scholastic Press Association awards for yearbook; Arizona Republic Scholastic Journalist awards; National and State Recognition of the band program; Region and State Championship Athletic Teams; and National and State Championship Spiritline Team.
    Programs
    • Honors and Advanced Placement Courses
    • Dual Enrollment Courses with Rio Salado and Glendale Community Colleges
    • Performing and Fine Arts
    • Career and Technical Education: Nursing, Health Occupations, Marketing, Hospitality, Computer Science.
    • Air Force Junior ROTC
    • Inclusive Practices for Special Education



    Tech Rich

    Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year all DVHS students will be assigned an iPad. Students will use technology for instructional purposes to become digital citizens and increase 21st century technology skills.
    Year Opened
    1980
    Mascot
    Skyhawk
    Colors
    Blue and Silver