School Details

Palm Desert Learning Tree Center

42675 Washington Street, Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 345-8100

(out of 10)

Private Grades K-5 90 students 15 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

About this school

Palm Desert Learning Tree Center is a private elementary school in Palm Desert. The principal of Palm Desert Learning Tree Center is Mr. Robert Craven. 90 students attend Palm Desert Learning Tree Center and identify primarily as Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. The student to teacher ratio at Palm Desert Learning Tree Center is 15:1. James Monroe Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 67% %
Hispanic 13% %
Black, non-Hispanic 11% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    My daughter is in the preschool program and has learned so much. Everybody in the school is great from the principal to the staff. My daughter who will be 3 in July can say her letter recognize and the sounds of each letter she is also learning sign language. It's a great feeling knowing that you're child is learning and can prove it to you.

  • (5 years ago)

    Our son is in the middle of kindergarten and has been at the learning tree since Pre-K. This school is amazing!! The teacher and staff love the children and love to teach. Mr. Robert the principal is also a wonderful asset to the educational environment! There is a strong emphasis on respect (which is pretty much non-existant at most schools) and provides a motivating and encouraging atmosphere. The acedemic curriculum is also excellent. My kindergartener has been reading since before Halloween and the rest of his class is reading at a first grade level by now (end of Jan.). I have nothing but wonderful things to say about the Learning Tree!

  • (6 years ago)

    Excellent Family atmosphere. Wonderful staff that is caring and knowledgeable. Highly reccomend.

  • (6 years ago)

    I graduated from this fantastic school it provides a great educatio staff and friends!!

  • (10 years ago)

    Wow! I was just checking to see if The Learning Tree was still around! I was a student years ago. I am now almost 25 years old and this school holds all of my favorite memories. I was so happy to read the other review and see that Mr. Roberts still runs the school. If The Learning Tree today is like it was years ago it is the best choice for every child. I only wish I still lived in California so I could someday send my children to this school. Thanks for all the great memories!

  • (11 years ago)

    This will be daughter's fifth year going to The Learning Tree. We originaly put Christine at The Learning Tree because we wanted to put her in a Pre-K class that would be stimulating for her. They had a wonderful before and after school care program and it was close to home. When Christine was old enough to go to public school we didn't have the heart to pull her out. She loved it there and we liked that there were only 200 children. Mr. Robert's and his staff are gifted with children. For any parent that is considering The Learning Tree you'll find you've made an excellent choice!

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(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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