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?
  • 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 300 hours of college credit in 2014-15
  • 80 of 80 seniors graduated in 2015, 100%
  • 2015 seniors garnered $1.5 million in scholarships
  • 74% of seniors going to college/university

Four-Day School Week, Tuesday-Friday

School Starting Times:

Ruth Fisher School:

  • K - 2nd: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • 3rd - 8th: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tartesso Elementary School:

  • K - 8th: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tonopah Valley High School:

  • 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 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.

AZ Merit

Teacher of the Year
Mission Statement & Goals

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