Welcome to Tolleson Elementary School District

At Tolleson Elementary School District (Tolleson ESD) we are all treasure hunters committed to search for all the talents, skills, and intelligence that exist in all children and youth. We believe all children are capable of successNo Exceptions!

Located just off Interstate 10 west of downtown Phoenix, our four schools—Arizona Desert, Desert Oasis, Porfirio H. Gonzales, and Sheely Farms—are ready to welcome you and your children to enroll at any time throughout the year.

From Our Superintendent

Dear Tolleson ESD Families & Community,

On behalf of our governing board and entire education community, I would like to welcome you to Tolleson ESD. We are a Kids at Hope school district where every decision we make is focused on ensuring all children are capable of success–No Exceptions! We are all Treasure Hunters committed to finding the best in every child and providing a community where caring adults have high expectations for students, provide opportunities to succeed, celebrate success, and believe in every child.

Across our four elementary schools – Arizona Desert, Desert Oasis, Porfirio H. Gonzales, and Sheely Farms – we offer rigorous academics, student and family support services, athletics programs, after school programs, and more. For all the details, please visit our Why Choose Tolleson ESD page.

If you are not yet enrolled in our schools or have questions, please visit our Welcome Center.

    Thank you for being a part of our amazing education community at Tolleson ESD.


      Dr. Lupita Hightower

      Dr. Lupita Hightower
      Treasure Hunter & Superintendent
      Tolleson Elementary School District