Amphi School District – District 10
Amphi School District – District 10 History And Vision
Amphi School District was founded in 1893. Today “District 10” covers a 109 square mile area in Northwest Tucson. The original Amphi School District opened in October 1893. There were 11 students. Now Amphi is the third largest public school district in Tucson. It has over 16,000 students.
The Amphi School District experienced gradual population growth and was called Tucson’s first suburb in the 1930s by the Arizona Daily Star newspaper. As residential continued northward along Oracle Road more facilities were added. Amphi School District continued to expand. By the beginning of World War II the district went as far south as the Rillito River and north to the foothills of the Catalina Mountains.
See the Amphi School District 10 Boundary Map
The Amphi School District –
“Amphitheater schools and facilities are places where students thrive academically; places parents want their children to go; places where highly skilled people work; and places community members respect because of the high student achievement, caring environment, and focus on individual needs!”
To empower all students to become contributing members of society equipped with the skills, knowledge, and values necessary to meet the challenges of a changing world.
Visit the Amphi School District 10 Website for more information.
Amphi Schools serve residents of Oro Valley, AZ. The Town of Oro Valley is about 10 miles northwest of Tucson. It is situated in the western foothills of the at the base of Pusch Ridge. Pusch Ridge is considered one of the most spectacular mountain views in Tucson.
The Tortilla Mountains are located to the north of Oro Valley. Many homes in Oro Valley will have stunning vistas of the Tucson valley to the south.
During the past 10 years Oro Valley was 44th on the list of 100 Best Places to Live. In March 2008, Fortune Small Business magazine. Also in 2008, Family Circle magazine identified Oro Valley as one of the ten best towns for families in America.