Beginning July 1, 2016, San Tan Heights Elementary School, Mountain Vista Middle School and San Tan Foothills High School will run and operate as member schools of the Florence Unified School District. Over the next few months, the Florence Unified School District and the Coolidge Unified School District will be working on the consolidation of the schools and staff in San Tan Valley.
With the consolidation comes new high school boundaries which were officially approved by the FUSD School Board January 13th.
Additional changes include:
- San Tan Heights Elementary School will become San Tan Heights K8 School
- Mountain Vista Middle School will remain closed for 1 year and the available space will be leased.
- San Tan Foothills High School will return to a 912 grade format.
- Dr. Tim Richard has been recommended to the Florence School District Governing Board to become the planning principal for the recently consolidated schools.
With the consolidation, the Florence Unified School District will bring approximately 136 Coolidge Unified employees and over 1,000 students into the FUSD district.