About Our School

Welcome to Richland School District's newest elementary, Desert Sky! Our mission is to empower students to unlock their highest potential through active learning and building connections between students, staff, families, and community. 

At Desert Sky Elementary, we will:
  • Practice perseverance  
  • Celebrate diversity
  • Foster creativity 
  • Develop responsibility
  • Show respect


Desert Sky Elementary is Richland School District's newest elementary school. It opened its doors in August 2022.

The construction of the school building was completed in 2019. During the 2019-20 school year it housed Tapteal Elementary students while their new school was built. During 2021-22, Badger Mountain Elementary students utilized the building while their school was built.

Desert Sky Elementary Character Traits