About Us

Home of the Scorpions

Desert Junior-Senior High School is a 7-12 California public school proud to educate and serve military connected students and families of Edwards Air Force Base, the Aerospace Valley, and beyond. Established in 1954, DHS has a proud history and tradition of academic excellence and athletic competition. Today, as in the past, we prepare all students to be college and/or career ready through various academic and technical pathways. 


Our mission is to engage all students in meaningful and challenging learning experiences and create a safe and inclusive environment that encourages student voice advocacy, active participation, and academic and social emotional growthAll students will be successful if we, the staff of DHS, set and hold students to high expectations and model the habits, behaviors, and skills we wish to see in our students. 


All students will become lifelong learners and leaders in their community who demonstrate the essential 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. All DHS students will be college and/or career ready and will contribute to a global society.


Principal Mr. Ed Campbell, [email protected]
Dean of Students Mr. Jason Spitzer, [email protected] 
School Secretary Mrs. Emily Riddle, [email protected] 


Registrar: Mrs. Irma Shaw, [email protected] 

7-9 Academic Adviser: Mr. Robert Ferguson, [email protected]

10-12 Academic Adviser: Ms. Valarie Truehill, [email protected]