Cima Vista Alternative Program

A traditional high school setting isn't for everyone, and we recognize that. We are proud to offer you Cima Vista High School Program, an alternative, non-traditional choice to Rio Rico High School. Located on the campus of Rio Rico, this program is designed for students who possess non-traditional learning styles and perform better in the non-traditional school setting.


Cima Vista Mission
The Cima Vista High School Program is committed to serving and empowering students with individual needs and non-traditional learning styles, so that students may achieve their highest learning potential. It is our mission to provide a safe, rigorous, and mutually respectful environment where success and diversity are encouraged and celebrated. Cima Vista is dedicated to eliminating barriers to learning and social development and to fostering a genuine sense of value, unity, and belonging.


S is for Strengthen Communities

  • Celebrate diversity
  • Create a sense of place
  • Act respectfully

Overcome Obstacles

  • Embrace challenges
  • Think critically
  • Develop solutions

Accept Responsibility

  • Be personally accountable
  • Make positive decisions

Reach Goals

  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Plan for the future
  • Strive for excellence


The faculty and staff will…

  • Deliver a comprehensive curriculum utilizing diverse instructional methods that facilitate student achievement in each course.

  • Remove barriers to academic achievement and social growth by aligning resources and strategies to support students' cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs.

  • Foster a safe environment where diversity is celebrated, unity is developed, and self-confidence is strengthened.

  • Collaborate with the student and his/her family to construct and monitor an individual graduation plan.

  • Provide opportunities that will prepare students for life after high school.

  • Include families and community members in the development of the students and the program.

Cima Vista Schedule

Session I (A.M.)
Daily Schedule: 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Period 1
8:31 - 9:30 a.m. - Period 2
9:31 - 10:30 a.m. - Period 3
10:31 - 11:30 a.m. - Period 4

Session II (P.M.)
Daily Schedule: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Period 1
1:01 - 2:00 p.m. - Period 2
2:01 - 3:00 p.m. - Period 3
3:01 - 4:00 p.m. - Period 4

Contact Information

If you are interested in the Cima Vista High School Program, please contact Luz Mendez at (520) 375-8745.

Marina Cañez

Instructional Aide

(520) 375-8857.

Alejandra Estrada

 Instructional Aide

(520) 375-8750