Shepherd of the Desert

 (480) 860-1188

9590 E Shea Blvd.

Scottsdale, AZ  85260

"School of Distinction" - SOTD was ranked in the top five percent by the 2016-17 National Lutheran School Accreditation Commission.


For over 20 years, Shepherd of the Desert creates a learning environment that develops the whole child.  We believe that the spiritual, social and emotional growth of our students is as important as providing a rigorous and challenging educational experience.  We understand that there are many factors involved when choosing a school, and we hope that this will give you a snapshot of what you can expect at Shepherd of the Desert.



  • October 5th- End of the Quarter, 11:35 Release
  • October 7th-15th- Fall Break, No School
  • October 26th & 27th- Parent Conferences, 11:35 Release
  • October 27th- Trunk or Treat
  • October 30th-November 3rd- Book Fair


Shepherd of the Desert subscribes to many resources to aid in academic success, student assessment and and parent communication.  To access our online resources, please contact the school or classroom teacher for login information.