LearnBoost welcomes Desert View High School
Desert View High School is a public high school located in southern Tucson, Arizona approximately 1 mile west of I-10 and Valencia Road. The enrollment number as of the 2008/09 school year was approximately 2,070.
Desert View High School opened in 1987 with 9th, 10th and 11th grade classes.
Desert View offeers these classes for class credits or elective credit:
The following courses are offered at Desert View for concurrent enrollment through Pima Community College:
Desert View offers a comprehensive college preparatory program. In the freshman year, students are encouraged to take the Freshman Honors Block, designed for college-bound students. Freshman English and World Cultures are interwoven to reinforce critical reading, writing and thinking strategies. Honors Biology is also offered to freshman. Sophomores are encouraged to continue their preparation through honors courses in English and World History.
In addition to AFJROTC, Desert View provides opportunities in five career pathways:
Desert View boasts a ratio of one computer to every two students. In addition, there are six computer labs, a multimedia production lab, 90 laptops set up as PLATO Learning Centers, as well as 13 student computers in the Learning Resource Center.
The Digital Advantage is an educational program that allows students in the Sunnyside Unified School District to earn free brand new laptops. With many sponsors such as Cox, provided the money and support to do this. The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board Members required that all freshman must achieve whats called the 4 A's
Only 2 cohort classes were awarded free laptops ranging from 2 years that this program has begun. The first class was 2012 following the Class of 2013. Both events took place at Centenial Hall at The University of Arizona. http://www.sunnysideud.k12.az.us/node/1384
The Digital Advantage Scholars, are similar to the Digital Advantage but the Digital Advantage Scholars are provided to only grades 10, 11 and 12. The SUSD school board requirements are a lot stricter. They require maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher. http://www.sunnysideud.k12.az.us/node/1384
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