Although the applications for open -enrollment into the Catalina Foothills -District 16 deadline was Feb 29th, your children probably can still get in, if you act quickly. Last year there were some kids turned away that tried to open- enroll in the Summer since the classes were filled and they were no longer hiring teachers.
Keep in mind, Canyon View Elementary and Esperero Canyon Middle are closer than the TUSD Elementary and Middle Schools that the Sabino Mountain public school children are districted to attend. Catalina Foothills High School is closer than Sabino High School, as well.
All CF -District 16 schools have been ranked as “excelling” by the state of Arizona. The curriculum is focused on learning and thinking skills that develop the well-rounded child who can master digital-age literacy and embrace personal and social responsibility. Music, Art, Phys Ed and Spanish are taught in all the schools. There is an extensive After-School Program and an After-School Athletic Program that is priced reasonably. The only downside is that if you kids are out- of -district, you will need to drop them off and pick them up; however, there are many parents in the neighborhood who have children at District 16 schools, so there are many opportunities to car pool.
I have open-enrolled my daughter into Esperero Canyon Middle School. She previously was open-enrolled at Ventana Vista Elementary. Please do not hesitate to contact me at 615-2598 if you should have any questions about my experience.
Go to www.cfsd16.org for more information.