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Welcome To San Cayetano Elementary

We are an A school, a Title I High Performing & High Progress School

Welcome to San Cayetano Elementary, Home of the Cheetahs!

We are one of five schools in the Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35, located in Rio Rico, Arizona. San Cayetano believes that a positive partnership between teachers, students, and parents is the formula for success, and we have tremendous support available for our students. These include, but are not limited to, an engaged parent community that supports student learning, and a qualified and dedicated teacher and paraprofessional workforce.

Please visit this site often to stay up-to-date on San Cayetano!

Go Cheetahs!


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A Message from our Principal

Dear Families,

As our first quarter of school comes to an end, I would like to thank you for your efforts in making your child’s school year a success so far. We have already had so many successes such as: MAP/DIBELS testing, student of the month, site council, and movie night. I know our students have been working hard in class to grow as learners. As we move forward into the second quarter, please ensure that your child is in school every day. We have had a large number of absences school-wide. Also, the first bell rings at 7:25 a.m. We consider students tardy after 7:30 a.m. Please ensure that your child arrives to school on time. I hope you all have a wonderful and restful fall break. Here’s to a fantastic second quarter!

Your Partner in Lifelong Learning,

Mimi Renteria

Mimi Renteria

"At the end of the day the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents." - Jane D. Hall

A Message from our Assistant Principal

Dear Families,

One of the most valuable life skills a student can learn is taking the responsibility of arriving at school every day on time. As parents and adults in the workforce, we know the importance of punctuality. As parents/guardians, we are our children’s first and most influential models of this critical life skill that will help our children become more successful adults. Let’s teach our children to always be on time starting now! The whole tone of a child's school day is set in the first part of the day. This is the time when we announce important school news, teachers define the plans/objectives for the day, and instruction begins. Please help support your children in learning habits that will help them be successful at school and throughout life.

Please be aware that beginning on October 1 any student who has three or more tardies for the month will not be eligible for Cheetah of the month or fine dining with the principal.

Thank you,

Dominic Armijo
Assistant to the Principal