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What Makes Us Special

Carrillo K-5 Communication and Creative Art Magnet School is a highly-performing, “Α+“- rated school, located in the heart of downtown Tucson. The school’s magnet school theme is Communication & Creative Arts and is designed to teach students 21st Century skills in arts-integrated thematic units. Instruction is rigorous, and students learn important foundational skills as they participate in relevant Project Based Learning units. Teachers have high expectations for student mastery of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.

Carrillo students enjoy field trips to Tucson museums, farms, historic sites, the Desert Museum and our local University of Arizona Campus. Neighborhood traditions, like the Las Posadas events, El Presidio field trips and the annual Luau, are all an important part of our culture. We are a Ben's Bells Kind Campus and strive to ensure that everyone that walks through our doors feel like they are part of the Carrillo family. Please call us to schedule a tour today!
Latest Happenings at Carrillo
Congratulations Mrs. Peralta!

Mrs. Peralta has been awarded a Ben's Bell.

Mrs. Peralta's Belling will be featured on:
94.9 MixFM “Greg & Mere in the Morning” radio show at 8:20am on Friday, 4/16/2021

The Arizona Daily Star on Tuesday, 4/20/2021 on Friday, 4/16/2021 on Sunday, 4/18/2021

Face-Covering Policy


Hello Tucson Unified Families and Staff,

Thursday, March 25th, Governor Doug Ducey released a new Executive Order 2021-06 that rescinds a number of previous Executive Orders that have been put in place due to COVID-19. 

However, it is important to note that this new Executive Order does not include or rescind Executive Order 2020-51 or the emergency order from Arizona Department of Health Services AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04  that specifically requires school districts to have a face-covering policy in place.   

The AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04 states:

Masks must be worn on school campuses, on school buses, and during school-associated activities, by all students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors.

Therefore, at this time, in line with Executive Order 2020-51 and AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04, Tucson Unified School District is required to continue with the existing face-covering policy on our properties and our campuses. Tucson Unified School District’s face covering regulation can be found here, along with our other COVID-19 mitigation policies.

Thank you again for your ongoing support as we work together to support the health and wellbeing of our students, families, and the wider community.

Stay Safe and healthy


Dr. Gabriel Trujillo

Superintendent, Tucson Unified School District

Congratulations Mrs. Espinosa!

Mrs. Espinosa has been awarded a Ben's Bell.

Mrs Espinosa’s Belling will be featured on:

94.9 MixFM “Greg & Mere in the Morning” radio show at 8:20am on Friday, 3/19/2021
The Arizona Daily Star on Tuesday, 3/23/2021 on Friday, 3/19/2021 on Sunday, 3/21/2021

A Message to our Parents


As has been previously communicated, our whole campus has decided to follow the simultaneous instructional model, therefore your child will be able to stay with their own teacher. His/her teacher will be delivering both in-person and remote instruction at the same time. Below you will follow some  of the things that will ensure the safety of your child and allow him/her to be prepare for his/her first day of in person learning. 

*All students will be expected to have their own mask on before entering our campus. 
*Your child’s teacher will be sending you a list of all items needed for their specific classrooms. 
*Please note that ALL students will need their computer, computer charger, water bottle, classroom workbooks, paper, pencils, dry erase marker and eraser (cloth). There will be no sharing of materials. 
*The drop-off and pick up of students will continue to be only at 17th Street. Late students are the only one allowed through the front of the building and parents must park and sign them in. 
*Students drop-off hours: 7:45 am 
*School Hours: 8:35 – 2:45 pm 
*Wednesday School Hours: 8:35 to 1:45 pm 
*Lunch Schedule: 
      Kinder and Second Grade: 11:00-11:40 
      1st Grade and 4th Grade: 11:45 – 12:25
      3rd and 5th Grade: 12:30 to 1:10 

A Letter from Dr. Trujillo
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