Apple Valley Unified School District is one of the highest achieving districts in the High Desert, serving over 13,500 students ranging from pre-school through twelfth grade. The district has ten elementary schools, two comprehensive high schools, and one K-12 independent study/hybrid/online course school. A list of schools can be found below. Click on any school logo to visit the school's website. 

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Elementary Schools (Kindergarten through 8th Grade)
Desert Knolls Elem.
Principal: Crystal Schinhofen
Preschool-6th Grade

18213 Symeron Dr. 92307
760-242-3441

Start Time: 9:05am
End Time: 3:25pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 12:30pm)



Phoenix Academy
                     Principal: Mariana Torres
                          Preschool-8th Grade

    20700 Thunderbird Rd. 92307
   760-242-7011

  Start Time: 8:10am
  End Time: 2:40pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:45am)



Sandia Academy
                      Principal: Deborah Sarkesian
                         Pre-K - 8th Grade
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/sandia-elementary/

21331 Sandia Rd. 92308
760-240-5125

Start Time: 8:10am
End Time: 2:40pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:55am) 



Vanguard Preparatory
         Principal: Brian Goodrow    
    Pre-K-8th Grade Magnet School

https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/vanguard-preparatory/
"Schools to Watch"

12951 Mesquite Rd. 92308
760-961-1066

Start Time: 8:00am
End Time: 2:30pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:45am)







Apple Valley High School
Principal: Dustin Conrad
http://www.avhs.net/
Voted "Best of the High Desert"
A Light House Academy School

11837 Navajo Rd. 92308
760-247-7206
Fax: 760-247-4330

Start Time: 7:01am
End Time: 1:54pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:47pm)



















              HD Premier Academy
                          Principal: Kim Brock
                      Kindergarten-12th Grade
http://www.highdesertpremier.com/
Independent Study & 
Online Learning 

12555 Navajo Rd. 92308
760-247-7267

Start Time: 7:00am
End Time: 3:00pm


Rancho Verde Elementary
Principal: Joe Cranston
   Preschool-6th, Magnet 7th Grade
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/rancho-verde-elementary/
A California Distinguished School

14334 Pioneer Rd. 92307
                               760-247-2663

Start Time: 9:10am
End Time: 3:25pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 12:35pm)


Sitting Bull Academy
Principal: Phyllis Carnahan
                       Kindergarten-8th Grade
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/sitting-bull-academy/
A California Distinguished School
Voted "Best of the High Desert"

19445 Sitting Bull Rd. 92308
760-961-8479

Start Time: 8:10am
End Time: 2:40pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:55am)























High Schools


          Granite Hills High School
                        Principal: Chuck McCall
http://www.ghhscougars.com/

22900 Esaws Rd. 92307
760-961-2290

Start Time: 7:01am
End Time: 1:54pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:47pm)




Charter School

Academy for Academic Excellence/Lewis Center 
Principal: Lisa Lamb
http://www.lewiscenter.org/AAE/

17500 Mana Rd. 92307
760-946-5414 Ext. 271
Mariana Academy
 Principal: Viola Sims
 Pre-K- 8th Grade
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/mariana-elementary/

10601 Manhasset Rd. 92308
760-247-7258

Start Time: 8:10am
End Time: 2:40pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:55am)



Rio Vista School of Applied Learning
                       Principal: Larra Parr
 Kindergarten-8th Grade
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/rio-vista-elem/
CSBA Golden Bell Award

13590 Havasu Rd. 92308
760-240-0280

Start Time: 8:10am
End Time: 2:40pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 11:55am)


Sycamore Rocks Elem.
         Principal: Shanelle Benitez
       Preschool-6th Grade
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/sycamore-rocks-elementary/
A National Blue Ribbon School

23450 South Rd.92307
760-240-3332

Start Time: 9:10am
End Time: 3:25pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 12:25pm)


Yucca Loma Elementary
        Principal: Rey Rodriguez
        Kindergarten-6th Grade 
https://sites.google.com/a/avusd.org/yucca-loma-elementary/
CSBA Golden Bell Award

21351 Yucca Loma Rd. 92307
760-247-2623

Start Time: 9:00am
End Time: 3:25pm
(Min. Day Dismissal: 12:35pm)
Early Release Day Dismissal: 2:00pm






  HD Premier Academy
Principal: Kim Brock
    

Independent Study & 
Online Learning 

12555 Navajo Rd. 92308
760-247-7267

Start Time: 7:00am
End Time: 3:00pm