Thank you for visiting Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran School!

At Shepherd of the Desert, you will “C” three things: we are Christ Centered, we are a Caring Community, and we have a Comprehensive Curriculum.  For over 20 years, SOTD has developed the spiritual, academic, social, emotional, and physical growth of our children.  We understand that there are many factors involved when choosing a school, and we encourage you to find out more about Shepherd of the Desert.

Why is Shepherd of the Desert the best choice for your children?

  • Safe and Secure Campus
  • Caring and Qualified Christian Teachers
  • Small Classes with a Nurturing Environment
  • High Academic Standards with a Rigorous Curriculum
  • Exceptional Test Scores on the Nationally Standardized ITBS 
  • Daily Prayer and Bible Class with Weekly Chapel Services
  • After-School Athletics and Extracurricular Activities
  • Phenomenal Music and Fine Arts Program
  • Family Feel with Emphasis on Community Service
  • Before and After School Care
  • Tuition Assistance and Scholarship Opportunities Available
  • Exemplary Accreditation Status Through NLSA

I invite you to browse this website to gain a better understanding of who we are and what we offer.  I also invite you to tour our campus to see Shepherd of the Desert firsthand.  Please contact the school office with any questions you may have or to schedule a tour, and may God bless you as you search for the best school for your children.   


Chad Block

Principal of Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran School