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The rugged Tucson Mountains provide the backdrop for the diverse southwest neighborhood of Tierra Bonita.
Set north of West Ajo Highway/Highway 86 and south of West Bopp Road, residents have easy access to major roads. Commuters can take West Bopp Road to South Kinney Road to connect to West Ajo Road. West Ajo Road heads east and links with major arterials into the heart of the city.
Tierra Bonita students have the opportunity to attend a year-round K-12 charter school. Desert Mosaic Charter School provides a low student to teacher ratio and offers physical education classes, a school newspaper, and a music program.
Tucson Unified School District also serves Tierra Bonita families. Elementary students can attend Banks Elementary School. The middle school attendance center for the neighborhood is Valencia Middle School, home of the Jaguars.
High school students can opt to attend Cholla High Magnet School, home of the Chargers. The magnet school offers courses unavailable at traditional schools. For example, industrial arts classes are instructed by a master welder.
Visitors and local residents enjoy a unique shopping and dining experience a few miles north of the neighborhood near the entrance to the Tucson Mountains.
A revamped 1950s shopping center, The Cat Mountain Station, attracts visitors from the region interested in browsing the work of local artists, checking out the furniture consignment shop, looking at antiques, or searching for a one-of-a-kind gift from the eclectic mix of items for sale in the store.
A separate photography gallery features custom framing while a separate cafe features a healthy menu with local products. The facility houses an observatory with telescopes to view the mountains and the Tucson skies.