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.



  • January 8th-  School Resumes
  • January 15th- No School
  • January 19th- Jazz & Java @ 6:30pm, MV Campus
  • January 21st-26th- National Lutheran Schools Week
  • January 27th- Open House


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.