FIND it Fast

Desert Sage

     Elementary School

FIND it Fast
When the news breaks that an emergency is taking place at a school, every parent's first reaction is to rush to the campus to pick up his or her child. The fact is, numerous parents arriving at a school at the same time can increase the risk to students. 
 
Parent Concern Contact Information

District Office Reception  623-445-5000 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This phone number is a direct line to the District Office during regular business hours. The District Receptionist will direct the caller to the appropriate area to report a concern.

School Operations
 623-445-4927  7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
School Operations personnel can help with school concerns or issues that parents or students may have in addition to the needs of the public regarding school functions and activities.

Anonymous Safe School Hotline 623-376-3262 24 hours/7 days a week
The DVUSD has established an Anonymous Hotline for students, parents, educators, or community members to report rumors or information on criminal activity on campuses or against Deer Valley students. Deer Valley is encouraging any information on possible crimes or violent activity to be reported immediately, even if the information is merely a rumor. These calls can be made anonymously, as the district's goals are to maintain safe, secure campuses. In addition, calls on suspected drug use, vandalism, or thefts are welcomed to help hold accountable those who commit criminal acts. When appropriate, information from the Safe Schools Hotline will be shared with local law enforcement. The hotline will be monitored throughout every school day, but should not be considered a replacement for 911. In an emergency or situation requiring immediate police action, (i.e., fire, crime in progress, etc.) a call should be made to 911 to make an immediate report to the proper authorities. Maintaining safe campuses requires the efforts of everyone in the district, including students, parents, educators, and support staff. Safety is an ongoing commitment that is possible only through the efforts of every member of the campus community. Your call could make the difference!

Safe School Department 623-445-4951 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  
The Safe School line is used during regular business hours to help parents, students, and community members discretely report important information such as threats, rumors, and criminal activity.

Answer Now 602-787-3974 (after hours)
In an effort to facilitate communications between schools and community members outside of normal hours, the district has subscribed to an answering service. Answer Now is available in the evenings and during school holidays to relay messages from parents, staff members, or the community. There are three areas of focus: Transportation, Facility/ Maintenance, and Safety/Welfare. Answer Now is to be used only in emergencies that may involve a significant maintenance problem or a matter involving the safety or welfare of staff or students.


Who to Contact with Concerns:

Teacher Issues: Contact teacher.

Campus Issues: Contact school principal.

District issues:  Contact Director of School Operations: 623-445-4934.
 
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