Principal -Mr. Erasmo Garcia

Assistant Principal - Ms. Meredith Greenwood 


Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gates Open at 8:30 a.m.


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News & Announcements

Two lunches starting Monday, Sept. 26, 2022
New bell schedule starting Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. DRA will have two lunches. Sixth grade with have lunch right after 3rd period. Seventh/eighth graders will have the same schedule.
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Upcoming Events

School Site Council Public Comments Form 

Desert Ridge Academy's School Site Council will be held via Google Meets on Tuesday, September 27th at 4:00pm.  Public comments are to be submitted by Tuesday, September 27th by 12:00 p.m. SSC Public Comments Form


The Thursday morning ElO-P classes are canceled starting Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. The new ELO-P schedule will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

ASES 2022-23

Please fill out this interest list for the after school ASES program   Parents will be notified by email if your child has been accepted into the ASES program.  If you do not receive an email, your child will automatically be placed on the waiting list.                                                                                 


  Report an Absence - 3 ways to report: 

  1. Use Google form to report an absence: Report Absence Form 

2. Call: 760-393-5500 (press 1 for attendance)

3. Email: Joshua Edwards, Office Specialist  - please include student's full name, ID number and reason for absence. 



Desert Ridge Academy fosters high expectations in social, emotional, and academic development, provides a safe and rigorous 21st century learning environment and leads the way with Accountability, Integrity, and Respect.


The Desert Ridge Academy community will be responsible global citizens and effective problem solvers who embrace a growth mindset.

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