The Town of Sahuarita is one of Arizona’s fastest growing communities. Safe, vibrant, and family-friendly, it’s home to over 34,000 residents who enjoy a high quality of life: affordable homes, safe streets, scenic beauty, access to excellent education, a wide array of recreation amenities, and a thriving business environment. Located just 20 minutes south of downtown Tucson, Sahuarita is replete with outdoor activities and natural beauty unique to Southern Arizona. Sahuarita residents have convenient access to the Tucson International Airport and the University of Arizona, one of the world’s top 100 research institutions.
Developing a highly-skilled workforce requires exceptional educational opportunities. Sahuarita boasts an excellent educational system. The Sahuarita Unified School District serves the residents of approximately 606 square miles in Pima County. The school district serves more than 6,000 students in preschool through 12th grade. Multiple schools in the district repeatedly earn the Arizona Educational Foundation’s A+ School of Excellence award. The district takes great pride in all its programs and has an outstanding record of students continuing to further their education at universities, community colleges and technical schools.
In citizen surveys, Sahuarita receives high marks for its reputation, lifestyle, responsive and knowledgeable employees, and delivery of core services, such as public safety, roads, infrastructure, wastewater reclamation, and parks. Open spaces, vibrant parks, walking and bicycle trails, ball fields and sports courts, close-knit neighborhoods and excellent schools make Sahuarita ideal for families. Also nearby are Madera Canyon, Mt. Lemmon, Saguaro National Park, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and the Coronado National Forest which offer many regional amenities where residents can enjoy nature’s beauty.