Buena Vista is a Colorado community of about 2,500 people situated in the northern portion of Chaffee County at the foot of Mt. Princeton, one of the 14,000 ft. Colorado peaks, Buena Vista is famous for its western hospitality and great outdoor recreational activities. The small town atmosphere and mountain vistas provide a safe and scenic setting in which to educate students. Buena Vista School District R-31 is a 1000-student school district.

Our schools are integrally linked to our town. The stands are packed at home sporting events...AND away games! People from throughout the community support ours schools by coaching, helping in classrooms, guest speaking on their areas of expertise, mentoring, and supporting student fundraisers.

Partnerships: Many local businesses partner with the school district to support our students.

Alumni: Some of the greatest students in the world graduate from our district! We graduate students who are curious, connected, constructive, critically competent, creative, collaborative, and character-centered.