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Valley Vista students at Freshman Orientation

8th Graders Invited to Future Freshman Night


DYSART SCHOOLS - Students entering high school in the 2024-2025 academic year, and their parents, are invited to attend an incoming freshman meeting on Tuesday, November 14 at 5:30 PM to learn about high school expectations, unique programs, and the process for registration and class selection. These meetings are designed to provide incoming freshmen with an overview of the academic programs available at Dysart Unified School District’s four high schools and explain the process of registering for ninth-grade classes.  

Future Freshman Night will take place at the following schools at 5:30pm on Tuesday, November 14:

  • Dysart High School - 11425 N. Dysart Road, El Mirage 
  • Shadow Ridge High School - 10909 N. Perryville Road, Surprise 
  • Valley Vista High School - 15550 N. Parkview Place, Surprise 
  • Willow Canyon High School - 17901 W. Lundberg Street, Surprise 

Students and parents will learn about high school classes, course selection, unique and career-related programs, core curriculum, and graduation requirements. Attending Future Freshman Night motivates eighth graders to remain focused on their true academic goal – completing high school and beyond.  

Dysart offers four top-rated high schools to the community, all of which were named 2023 Best High Schools by U.S. News and World Report. Two of the top 50 high schools in Arizona are among Dysart schools. Visit to learn more about our high schools academics, arts and athletics. To view school locations and residential attendance boundaries, visit