Welcome to the Internet home of Peña Blanca Elementary School. We are one of six schools in Arizona’s Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District, which includes six rural communities with populations ranging from 200 to 11,000 inhabitants, Rio Rico being the largest.
We designed this website to be a helpful tool for you to stay up-to-date and involved in our students’ lives. Devoted parents, students, staff, and community members should visit our site often. We’ve compiled answers to your most frequently asked questions, included information about the exciting clubs we have at Peña Blanca Elementary, and we'll help you stay organized with our interactive calendar. We value your participation and committed interest in your child’s education.
September is here! All of our staff has been busy planning for rich lessons that concentrate on the Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards to provide our students with the information they need to be successful on state assessments. The AZLearns letter grade from the Arizona Department of Education for Peña Blanca is a “C”. We have many plans to improve our grade. We invite you all to join us at our first site council meeting on Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00 a.m. We will be discussing data and our improved plans for the year. We will serve pastries and coffee.
Safety is our priority. We ask that you continue to use the pickup area to drop off and pick up your children. We want to prioritize parking spaces for parents who need to check out students for appointments. We would also like to remind you to sign in before entering our campus. Thank you for your support!