Desert View High School is a public high school located in southern Tucson, Arizona approximately 1 mile west of I-10 and Valencia Road.HistoryDesert View High School opened in 1987 with 9th, 10th and 11th grade classes.Departments of instructionDesert View offers these classes for class credits or elective credit: AFJROTC Business Computer Science English Human Services Industrial Technology Mathematics Performing Arts Physical Education Science Social Studies World LanguagesFine arts Band (Marching/Concert) Orchestra Jazz Band Choir Mariachi Folklorico Design & Composition Drama Production Performing Arts PhotographyCourses for college creditThe following courses are offered at Desert View for concurrent enrollment through Pima Community College: Introduction to Technology 100 Math 122—Intermediate Algebra Math 151—College Algebra Writing 100 Writing 101 SLG 101 AP U.S. History AP Government AP CalculusHonors coursesDesert View offers a comprehensive college preparatory program. In the freshman year, students are encouraged to take the Freshman Honors Block, designed for college-bound students. Freshman English and World Cultures are interwoven to reinforce critical reading, writing and thinking strategies. Honors Biology is also offered to freshmen. Sophomores are encouraged to continue their preparation through honors courses in English and World History.