The Master Planned community of Desert Ridge is located within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.  The PVUSD serves parts of northeast Phoenix and North Scottsdale.  Desert Ridge is served by three elementary schools, a middle school and a high school.  All schools have been ranked as excelling schools.  One elemtary school, Fireside, is new as of the 2012-2013 school year and therefore has not yet received ratings.

Rather than provide details on the schools, to find the info that is important to you, check out the school's individual web sites below.

The school in Desert Ridge are:

Desert Trails Elementary

Wildfire Elementary

Fireside Elementary

Explorer Middle School

Pinnacle High School

The boundary maps for all Desert Ridge area schools:
Desert Trails Boundaries
Fireside Boundaries
Wildfire Boundaries 
Explorer Middle School Boundaries
Pinnacle High School Boundaries

The main district website is

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