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Rio Vista Elementary School
Making Learning Exciting!
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Welcome to Our School

Rio Vista Elementary School serves 500 K–6 students in Canyon Country, California. Our school is one of 15 elementary schools in the Saugus Union School District. We are honored to be a 2020 California Distinguished School2016 California Gold Ribbon School, and 1991–1992 National Blue Ribbon School. We are also proud to be a 2013 recipient of a Title I Academic Achievement Award from the California Department of Education, awarded to schools that have demonstrated success in significantly closing the achievement gap between high and low-performing students.

A Message from Our Principal

For over 50 years, Rio Vista has been dedicated to academic excellence and the development of the whole child. Our highly qualified and compassionate teachers provide an innovative and rigorous academic program, tailored to the unique needs of our students. At Rio Vista, we offer abundant programs above and beyond the general curriculum and take advantage of the many valuable resources for the benefit of our students. We are committed to challenging students across the core disciplines.

Our educational goal is to make learning so exciting that students will experience the joy of discovering new ideas and building new skills, and that they will develop a love of learning they will carry with them throughout their lives.

We welcome you to join us in this great adventure. 


Cheryl Cameron

Cheryl Cameron, Principal