USA Arizona, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
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Sierra Vista - Buena High School

Established: 1958

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2150
  • 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

SCHOOL PROFILE
Buena High School features a comprehensive core curriculum with Career/Technical Education (CTE) programs, dual enrollment at a local community college, Junior ROTC, and resource programs to ensure student success.

FACILITIES
Facilities at Buena include a professional level Performing Arts Center with over 1,300 seats and a new Alternative Learning Center designed to create a college library environment with its own faculty, classrooms, computers, labs, and meeting spaces.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The school offers a wide array of sports that take advantage of Arizona’s year-round beautiful weather including track, baseball, and swimming. Students in grades 9-11 can participate in sports.
Buena was named one of the top five performing arts public high schools in the country by the Educational Theater Association. Aside from theater programs, students can participate in arts such as band and production studio.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The University of Arizona awarded Buena High School with its Arizona Cup for Academic Excellence. It was also named a Gold Medal School by the US News and World Report.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Sierra Vista, just over an hour’s drive from Tucson, offers many activities such as hiking, shopping, and community events.

Visit School Site: Sierra Vista Unified School District
Visit City Site: Sierra Vista, Arizona

Famous Alumni

Donnie Veal (MLB), Luis Robles (MLS)

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 25 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:20
ACT Average
23
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Speciality Programs
Cochise College Credit, Academic Decathlon, Cyber Patriots, Junior ROTC
Sports
American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Drawing and Painting, Studio Art, Theater, Theater - Design and Production, Theater - Independent Study
Music
Band - Concert, Choir - Concert, Guitar, Instrumental Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Men'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
Languages
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
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Minimum
206
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Sports: JV only; Grade 12 cannot participate. I-20s are provided after May 15th.

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