Registration-Welcome Center

Welcome to Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35. On this page, you will find information regarding our registration process.

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Due to COVID-19 temporary closures, we are currently accepting kinder - 12th grade registrations by email while we work on an online process. In-person registrations are available by appointment only.

To get started, please download the Welcome Packet below and follow these simples steps:

1.  Download the form. (5 total, 6 for open enrollment)

2.  Fill out each form.

3.  Save the form as a PDF or take a picture with your smartphone.  

4. Email all completed forms and required documents to

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For more information, please email

Thank you and stay safe.


Bienvenido al Distrito Escolar Unificado del Valle de Santa Cruz #35. En esta página, encontrará información sobre nuestro proceso de registro.

Devido a las clausuras temporales de COVID-19, estamos aceptando inscripciones de Kinder (jardin de niños) al duadecimo grado por correo electrónico mientras trabajamos en un proceso en linea. Las inscripciones en persona están disponibles solo con cita previa.   

Para comenzar, por favor descarge el paquete de bienvenida a continuación y siga estos sencillos pasos:

1. Descargue el formulario. (5 en total, 6 para inscripción abierta)

2. Complete cada formulario.

3. Guarde el formulario como un achivo PDF o tome una foto con su teléfono inteligente.

4. Envié todos los formularios y documentos  requeridos por correo electrónico a


- Inscripción en Español -

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Frequently Asked Registration Questions


How old does my child need to be to register for kindergarten?

Children need to be five (5) years old by August 31. Registrations open in January.

Is pre-k available?

Yes, we have full-day classes available for eligible families. Children must be four (4) years old by August 31. For more information please, contact Lizzie Menefee at (520) 375-8525 or

Registration Facts

In-District Student - We will enroll your child within the corresponding school boundary of your current address. We will provide transportation.

In-District Boundary Exception - You can apply to have your child attend a different school through boundary exception. As long as there is room, your child will be accepted. No transportation available.

Out of District Open Enrollment - If the student resides outside of the Rio Rico School District, an open enrollment form is available. Certain conditions apply. Limited transportation available to Nogales.

Registrations open year round except for pre-k.
Looking forward to welcoming you and your family!

Location & Office Hours

Cristina Pierce
District Registrar

131 Camino Maricopa
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520) 375-8281


Open by appointment only
Please call/email to set an appointment
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Immunization Information

In accordance with state law, we require our students to receive the appropriate immunizations-and provide proof of immunization-before enrolling in our district schools. Please visit our Health Office page for details and information about immunization requirements.

Student Records/Transcript Requests

Fax: (520) 375-8590
Mailing Address:
1374 W. Frontage Rd.
Rio Rico, AZ 85648


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