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Preschool | Nonsectarian | 75 students |

PHONE: (602) 493-5340

HOURS: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

15815 North 40th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85032

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Posted July 8, 2014

We Love DDPS!!! Great teachers and owners, supportive parents, impressive creative projects, and fun events for the kiddos (especially pizza day, bubbles the clown, and zoo day)! My mini me is prepared for kindergarten and is a balanced child thanks to the love, care, mentorship, and creativity from Desert Dawn! We have been here for over two years and wish we started here sooner.
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Posted August 2, 2011

My daughter was a Goat and then a Pony and loved the teachers and great activities. Desert Dawn really instilled a love of learning into her, and the other families you'll meet there are exactly the kinds of people you would want your child to be around. We moved in February and my daughter still constantly talks about how much she misses her school 6 months later!
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Posted March 30, 2010

This school is top notch! My daughter attended from age 2-kindergarten. She learned so much at this wonderful school. One morning at age 3 1/2 she was standing in the bathroom while I was putting make up on and she started reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and knew all of it! I was so taken back, it brought me to tears! She is now in second grade and loves to go with to pick up my son so she can get hugs from her prior teachers! My son started at DD when he was 18mo. and is currently a 'goat'. He also loves school and has benefit greatly from the structure, love and nurturing. Being a working Mom is difficult enough, the feeling that my children are being well taken care of when I can't be there is so comforting! I recommend this school to everyone I meet!
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Posted January 12, 2010

I have had both of my sons at Desert Dawn for about 9 mos. It is the best thing that ever happened to us! The age-appropriate classes were a lifesaver for my kids (who are 17 mos apart and previously stuck in the same group). My oldest is now stimulated and challenged and my youngest has his own identity. The tenure of the teachers is what makes this school great. They are experienced, nurturing and effective. My kids love it and they're learning by leaps and bounds. Tons of fun activities; always something exciting going on. Incredibly affordable for the flexibility in hours offered. I looked for 3 years before finding something as great as Desert Dawn and it was totally worth it! (BTW, this site says they accept 3 - 6 yrs, but I think they accept 18 mos - 6 yrs.)
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