Desert Star Academy

Fostering Youth To Become Scholars, Citizens and Leaders


  • Thank you for visiting Desert Star Academy, home of the Spartans, located in Fort Mohave, Arizona. We are a tuition-free school of choice chartered by the state of Arizona. We occupy three campuses: Desert Star Preschool for ages 2-5; Desert Star Elementary serves scholars in Kindergarten through fifth grade; and Desert Star Middle School houses sixth through eighth grade scholars.  


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School Hours

  • Pre-Kindergarten School Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm (Drop Off 7:30am)
    Elementary School Hours: 8:00am-3:30pm (Drop Off 7:30am)
    Middle School Hours: 7:30am-3:15pm (Drop Off 7:00am)
    21st Century Community Learning Centers "After-School Program" Hours:
    Elementary & Middle School Only: 3:30pm-5:30pm

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Desert Star Elementary

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Desert Star Middle

Average Teacher Salaries

  • Desert Star Academy Average Teacher Salaries

    Average Salaries for all teachers employed in budget year 2023 $50,887

    Average Salaries for all teachers employed in budget year 2024 $53,024

    Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year 2023 $2,137

    Percent Increase 4.2%