Opened in 1995, Desert Hills Elementary School, located in Las Cruces, N.M., offers learning opportunities to student in kindergarten through grade five. Its academic curriculum includes programs in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. The school additionally has departments for art, music, Spanish and physical education. Desert Hills Elementary School provides advanced education services to gifted and talented students. Its Desert Hills Television program includes writing, editing and daily newscast production for the entire school. In addition, the school offers several after-school and enrichment programs. Desert Hills Elementary School has a library that stocks graphic novels and history books, encyclopedias, magazines, online databases and newspapers. It is a part of Las Cruces Public Schools.