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Desert Pines High School

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Established  1999
Grades  9–12
Phone  +1 702-799-2196
Founded  1999
Lowest grade  Ninth grade
Principal  Isaac Stein
Enrollment  2,200
Number of students  2,200
Motto  Making An Impact
School type  Public School & Magnet School For Communications & Information Technology & Culinary Arts
School colour(s)  Blue, black, and silver
Address  3800 E Harris Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89110, USA
District  Clark County School District
Similar  Desert Pines Golf Course L, Schools Clark County P, Rancho High School

Signing day at desert pines high school

Desert Pines High School is a public high school in Las Vegas, Nevada and is a part of the Clark County School District. The school which opened in 1999, also houses the Academy of Information Technology and the Academy of Communications.


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Academy of Information Technology

The Academy of Information Technology at Desert Pines is a magnet program that educates students on the products, service, and implementation of information technology. Students enrolled in the academy learn about hardware (CyberCore, tech support, and computer forensics), software (programming, web development, and ORACLE), as well as networks (Cisco, Novell, etc.). After graduating from the program, students receive industry recognized certifications in A+, Cisco, Java, and ORACLE.

Academy of Communications

The Academy of Communications at Desert Pines is one of the top media education schools in the Clark County School District. The academy houses state of the art television and radio stations, as well as offering student internships, job shadowing, and summer enrichment programs. Desert Pines has one of the only school-sponsored radio stations in Clark County. DP-TV


Desert Pines is home to one of the two Marine Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Units in the Clark County School District (the other being at Basic High School).


The athletic programs at Desert Pines are known as the Jaguars and participate in the Northeast Division in the Sunrise 4A Region. The Jaguars football team have made the playoffs and as always show strong players, but did not have much success until the 2016 season. On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Desert Pines varsity football team beat Spring Creek High School in the 3A high school football state championship game with a score of 39-6.

Notable alumni

  • Pierre Jackson, basketball player
  • Julian Jacobs, basketball player
  • References

    Desert Pines High School Wikipedia

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