Desert Sky Middle School's mission is to provide:

  • a safe and positive learning environment
  • high standards for academic and behavioral excellence
  • trusting and respectful relationships
  • varied learning opportunities

9850 E. Rankin Loop - Tucson, AZ 85747

School Hours: 8:00-2:00

Office Hours: 7:30-3:30

Phone: (520) 879-2700

Fax: (520) 879-2701

Safe Schools Hotline: (520) 879-1111


Hey Cougar Families,
The DSMS PTO is kicking off our 2020-21 membership drive. Middle School PTO is very low key, but we still need your support. We have gone virtual with our membership application and fees payment, so with just a few clicks from your couch you can become a member, please join today! Our first virtual meeting is Thursday, September 10th at 4:30 pm.
To complete the Membership Application and pay membership dues, click on the Square link below:
Please join us for our first virtual meeting of the year. We look forward to “seeing” you!
Topic: DSMS PTO meeting
Time: Sep 10, 2020 04:30 PM Arizona
Meeting ID: 761 1499 1506
Passcode: 9W4F0m
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Thanks for all you do, and we sincerely appreciate your support!
Your DSMS PTO Board,
Vicki Williams-Potter, President
Roxana Samaniego, Vice President
Patti House, Treasurer
Kristi Mooney, Secretary

Welcome Back to Remote Learning

Here at Desert Sky we are excited to be back to teaching and learning in this remote setting.  We are here to help if you need any assistance getting started.  We have added a page of help documents and videos for how to access courses, conferences, help with Chromebooks and more. Just click on the Remote Learning Assistance tab above.

If you need to contact us for technical help, please use one of the options listed below:

Email: dstech@vailschooldistrict.org

Call our Front Office: (520) 879-2702

Call our Tech Office: (520) 879-2775

Call our Office Manager: (520) 879-2705

Call our Registrar: (520) 879-2712


2020-2021 School Year Information

The 2020/2021 school year is fast approaching, and with it are many changes to make the year safe and successful for our students.  To help keep students and families informed we have added two new tabs to our website with information regarding the upcoming school year.  As more information becomes available, these will be updated frequently so please check back often:

Communication Updates: This page will contain any public communications from the district or school regarding information about opening and ongoing health concerns.

A School Day at Desert Sky: This page contains information about what returning to campus will look like for our students and steps being taken to protect student safety and the learning environment.