Welcome to the Home of the Tigers

Welcome to the Tartesso Elementary School website. We are located in Buckeye, Arizona and enjoy the benefits of an active and supportive community. As a part of Saddle Mountain USD, we foster a culture of high academic achievement. Our students thrive and excel in a variety of programs carried out in partnership with our caring, collaborative community. Whether you are a student, parent, prospective family, or community member, we have what you are looking for.

A Message from Our Principal

Parents, Guardians, Students, and Alumni:

Greetings and welcome to Tartesso Elementary School! I hope that this finds each of you well. It is with great pleasure that I offer this communication regarding the 2014-2015 school year. This year promises to be one of the best years we have had at Tartesso Elementary School. 

Through our mission statement "Everyone learns every day," the teachers and staff at Tartesso Elementary School will significantly touch the lives of your children.

Tartesso Elementary School is a school of strong tradition, value, and excellence. Together with our community members, we will reflect on the past and build our future. The future looks bright!

I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you. If I can be of service in any way, please contact me. 

Go Tigers! 


Liz Burton
(623) 474-5408



Tartesso was designated an A school by the Arizona Department of Education!

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