Desert Ridge  

One of Arizona’s largest master-planned communities, Desert Ridge is situated on 5,700 acres in Northeast Phoenix. 

Desert Ridge is a very popular and desirable community. Its blend of residential and commercial real estate makes it the perfect place to live, work and play.


The Desert Ridge Marketplace offers over a million square feet of dining and shopping. Throughout the year, there are free live concerts and performances that delight both young and old. Children enjoy the splash pad where they can run and play while their caregivers relax in the ample seating that surrounds it.

Adjacent to Desert Ridge is High Street. High Street has several restaurants, ranging from more casual to fine dining as well as some shopping. It is also home to a comedy club, a cigar lounge and several fun bars. 

The Mayo Clinic Hospital and American Express regional campus anchor the business community. And just south of Desert Ridge is the Musical Instrument Museum, an incredible destination that features musical instruments from all over the globe and hosts live performances and concerts year-round. 

Condominium and single-family home sites dot the landscape, offering a variety of lifestyle options for year-round and seasonal residents. 

Desert Ridge Schools

Desert Ridge students fall under the Paradise Valley Unified School District and below are some of the schools that service the community. There are also several well-respected private and charter schools in the area as well. 

Elementary Schools:  Desert Trails, Wildfire and Fireside

Middle School: Explorer Middle School

High School: Pinnacle High School 

Please visit the Arizona Department of Education's School Report Card section for more information about the schools, availability and their performance metrics.

Desert Ridge Golf

Residents have the option to join any number of clubs or play the public courses in and around the area.

If you are looking for excellent golf nearby, you can become a member at the Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge resort. There are two golf courses and members have access to 36 holes, practice facilities as well as the resort's amenities. 

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