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Desert Mountain Elementary
Queen Creek Unified School District
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Welcome to Desert Mountain Elementary School, where we proudly serve kindergarten through sixth-grade students in the Queen Creek School District. You’ll find our school at the crossroads of Ocotillo and Hawes Roads in beautiful Queen Creek, Arizona.

A Message from Our Principal

Welcome to Desert Mountain Elementary, home of the Coyotes!

My name is Erin Pillsbury, and I am thrilled to have you as part of our school community. Desert Mountain is a well-established school in a growing community and district. Great things are happening!

Our primary focus at Desert Mountain is student success. We can achieve that success through engaging, rigorous learning experiences, social-emotional support, and by having a culture of effective communication. Elementary school sets the foundation for future student success in college and career readiness.

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Latest News
QCUSD Receives “A” Rating, Demonstrating Excellence in Education

The Arizona Department of Education released letter grades for schools and districts based on Arizona’s A–F accountability system that evaluates how schools and districts performed in the 2022–2023 school year.

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2020 A+ School of Excellence
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Grades K–6
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Character Education
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Leadership Development