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State

Arizona

Number of Students

2,100

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1115

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Sierra Vista School District

Public School District – Sierra Vista , Arizona

Buena High School is the only secondary school in the Sierra Vista Unified School District. Its 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.

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

SPORTS AND ARTS
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.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Sierra Vista, just over an hour’s drive from Tucson, is the main commercial, cultural and recreational hub of Cochise County. It has many activities for international students.
They can visit The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center to cool off from the Arizona heat.
 
Location

Located 1 hour and 15 minutes southeast of Tucson.

Area population: 45,129
Town website: Town of Sierra Vista

Dates
Estimated Fall Start: Early August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

School Facts

Number of Schools in District

1

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

2,100

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:20

Average Class Size

25

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

Campus Size

25 Acres

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1115

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Arts

  • Art
  • Content
  • Choir - Concert
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Guitar
  • Jazz Band
  • Band - Marching
  • Chorus - Boys
  • Music - Technology
  • Percussion
  • Music - Rock Band
  • Choir - Swing
  • Band
  • Ensemble - Instrumental
  • Band - Symphony
  • Theater
  • Theater: Tech
  • Ensemble - Wind Instruments

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature and Composition
  • English Language and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Studio Art
  • United States History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Cheerleading
  • Photography
  • Robotics
  • Student Newspaper
  • TV Production Club
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • Water Sports
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State University, Brigham Young University, Colorado State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, Purdue University, San Diego State University, Stanford University, Texas A&M University, Tufts University, University of Notre Dame, United States Air Force Academy, West Point Academy, Yale University

SAT Breakdown:
Section Average
Critical Reading 525
Mathematics 525
Writing 486
Total: 1536


ACT Breakdown:
Section Average
English 22.4
Mathematics 23.1
Reading 24.3
Science 22.5
Writing 23.2
Total: 23.1

Closest International and Local Airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
For Details Visit Website:   Sierra Vista School District

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