Welcome to Saddle Mountain

Welcome to Saddle Mountain Unified School District. We are located in Tonopah, Arizona, west of the White Tank Mountains. We are a small but growing community, serving students in more than 500 square miles in Tonopah and Buckeye.


Why Enroll Your Child in Saddle Mountain USD #90?
  • Tonopah Valley High School ranked among nation's best by US News & World Report.
  • Two A-rated schools
  • Free all-day kindergarten
  • A computer for every student
  • Four-day school week schedule
  • Award-winning teachers and principals
  • Highly-qualified, appropriately-certified teachers
  • Advanced Math for 7th and 8th graders
  • AP and dual-enrollment courses
  • Career/Technical Ed. classes
  • Wide choice of activities & sports
  • Family atmosphere
  • Silver LEED-certified elementary school
  • Upgraded modern facilities
  • Free breakfast for all students
  • High school students earned over 450 hours of college credit over the past two years.
  • 89 of 89 seniors graduated in 2016, 100%
  • Seniors earned $1.5 million in scholarships in 2015 and over $2 million in 2016.
  • 74% of seniors going to college/university

Four-Day School Week, Tuesday-Friday

School Starting Times:

Ruth Fisher School:

  • K - 3: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
  • 4 - 8: 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Tartesso Elementary School:

  • K - 8: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tonopah Valley High School:

  • 7:45 a.m. - 3:31 p.m.

Please take some time to visit our new website. Meet our Governing Board, keep up-to-date with district events on our news page or event calendar, find out about job postings, or get to know our schools. We also have some helpful Web resources.



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What's New
Congratulations, Principal Burton!

Congratulations to Tartesso principal Liz Burton for receiving the Arizona school administrators distinguished administrator award for the elementary division for 2015-2016! Way to go!


 
Follow on Twitter

Superintendent Dr. Paul Tighe is on Twitter. You can follow him @SaddleMtUSDSupt.


 
Congratulations, Principal Burton!

Congratulations to Tartesso principal Liz Burton for receiving the Arizona school administrators distinguished administrator award for the elementary division for 2015-2016! Way to go!


 
Follow on Twitter

Superintendent Dr. Paul Tighe is on Twitter. You can follow him @SaddleMtUSDSupt.


 
Congratulations, Principal Burton!

Congratulations to Tartesso principal Liz Burton for receiving the Arizona school administrators distinguished administrator award for the elementary division for 2015-2016! Way to go!


 
Follow on Twitter

Superintendent Dr. Paul Tighe is on Twitter. You can follow him @SaddleMtUSDSupt.


 
Congratulations, Principal Burton!

Congratulations to Tartesso principal Liz Burton for receiving the Arizona school administrators distinguished administrator award for the elementary division for 2015-2016! Way to go!


 
Follow on Twitter

Superintendent Dr. Paul Tighe is on Twitter. You can follow him @SaddleMtUSDSupt.


 
Congratulations, Principal Burton!

Congratulations to Tartesso principal Liz Burton for receiving the Arizona school administrators distinguished administrator award for the elementary division for 2015-2016! Way to go!


 
Follow on Twitter

Superintendent Dr. Paul Tighe is on Twitter. You can follow him @SaddleMtUSDSupt.


 
Teacher of the Year
Mission Statement & Goals

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