USA Arizona, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Sierra Vista - Buena High School

Established: 1958

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Buena High School is the only secondary school in the Sierra Vista Unified School District. The district believes in promoting self-reliance, self-discipline and academic achievement demonstrated by Buena’s offerings for both domestic and international students. Some of the special programs include a comprehensive core curriculum with Career Technical Education (CTE) programs, Dual Enrollment in local community college, Junior ROTC, and resource programs to ensure every student is successful.

Buena High School has outstanding facilities including a professional level Performing Arts Centers with seating for over 1,300 people. Their new Alternative Learning Center is a designed to create a college library environment with its own faculty, staff, classrooms, computers, labs and meeting space.

The school offers a wide array of sports that take advantage of Arizona’s beautiful weather including track, baseball, and swimming. Buena was named one of the top five public high schools in the country in the area of performing arts by the Educational Theater Association. Teachers expect a high level of excellence and dedication from their students in the arts programs.

Sierra Vista, just a little over an hour’s drive from Tucson, is the main commercial, cultural and recreational hub of Cochise County. International students can visit The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center to cool off from the Arizona heat.

Famous Alumni

Donnie Veal (MLB), Luis Robles (MLS)

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 25 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Speciality Programs
Cochise College Credit, Academic Decathlon, Cyber Patriots, Junior ROTC
American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Art, Drawing and Painting, Studio Art, Theater, Theater Independent Study, Theater Production
Band - Concert, Choir - Concert, Guitar, Instrumental Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Mens's Choir, Music Technology and Production, Music Theory, Percussion, Production and Recording, Swing Choir, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, US Government and Politics, US History
French, German, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
eSports, Newspaper Club, Photography Club, Robotics and Engineering, Show Band, Tri-M Music Honor Society, TV Studio, Water Sports
Accepting Students in Grades
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Sports: JV only; Grade 12 cannot participate.

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