Dehesa School
"Excellence in Education Since 1876"

Building Character

April Word of 
the Month: 

     "A person of character is a good person who can be looked up to and admired. They know the difference between right and wrong and always tries to do what is right. A person of character is trustworthy, has integrity, and is honest."

Dehesa School proudly teaches and practices the 
7 Habits of Highly Effective Kids/Teens

Habit 1: Be Proactive

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit 3: First Things First

Habit 4: Think Win Win

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand…Then be Understood

Habit 6: Synergize

Click Below to Read More About the 7 Habits

What are the 7 Habits?

Dehesa Event Calendar

Upcoming Dates

Upcoming Events

May 1            Dehesa Discovery Day
May 4-22       State Testing 
                      Grades 3rd-8th
May 13          Minimum Day 
May 25          Holiday- no school
May 27          Minimum Day
                      Holiday-no school 
May 28          Open House 
June 2           Parents' Club Meeting

School Spirit Days

Mondays  Wear your NEU shirt 
                 or Dehesa blue
Fridays     Wear your classroom college 
                 shirt or college colors

We've got the spirit, yes we do. We've got the spirit, how about you? 


The No Excuses University Network of Schools is a diverse and dynamic association of like-minded schools and education organizations from across the United States. Our Network is united by the belief that ALL children, even those who live in poverty or who are learning English, can be academically successful and attend college. No Excuses Universities know they have the power to make that dream a reality.
and visit the NEU Beliefs tab under NEU Dehesa 

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Dehesa Discovery Days

Dehesa Discovery Days 
 Where students have engaging  discovery experiences in
 multi-age Learning Labs.