Welcome to SVUHS

Welcome to the Internet home of Santa Cruz Valley High School District, where our Dust Devil’s motto is “Think, Learn, Succeed.” We are dedicated to preparing students to meet the academic- and work-based standards demanded in the 21st Century by creating an environment that is challenging and nurturing.  We commit to giving our students educational and enrichment opportunities to excel educationally and personally.

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1st Place - Adalberto Lara
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A Special Message from our Superintendent

Greetings and welcome to Santa Cruz Valley Union High School!

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website, the internet home of the Santa Cruz Dust Devils. This website is dedicated to improving communication with our students, their families, our staff, and other community members. Our website contains a lot of helpful information such as the school calendar, news and scheduled events, policies and handbooks, job openings, how to contact us, etc. Hopefully you will be able to discover the answers to any questions you may have about our school district. If not, please feel free to contact us directly.

Santa Cruz offers the full range of academic programs for college prep, career and technical, gifted, English language learners, special education, and alternative educational services. We have an excellent staff that is dedicated to preparing students to successfully meet the academic and career-based standards demanded in the 21st century by creating a school environment that is both challenging and nurturing. 

Our mission is as follows: Santa Cruz Valley Union High School, in partnership with our parents and community, is committed to offering on-going academic excellence through:

Shaping students’ futures by helping them to be
Academically successful.
Nurturing students, yet
Teaching them to be
Accountable for their decisions.

Creating a safe environment of
Respect for self and others.
United in our commitment to help students develop a
Zeal for life-long learning.

I hope that you become an active participant in our school district and encourage you to support our students and dedicated staff as we strive to make Santa Cruz Valley Union High School better each year than it was the prior year and to continue to grow toward excellence.

Thank you,

Orlenda Roberts

Orlenda Roberts

Orlenda F. Roberts