Meet Your Child’s Teacher

Meet your child’s teacher on Parent Orientation Day on August 19, 2017. The schedule is listed below:

  • Kindergarten: 8:00-8:45 A.M.
  • 1st Grade: 8:00-8:45 A.M.
  • 2nd Grade: 9:00-9:45 A.M.
  • 3nd Grade: 9:00-9:45 A.M.
  • 4th Grade: 10:00-10:45 A.M.
  • 5th Grade: 10:00-10:45 A.M.
  • 6th Grade: 10:00-10:45 A.M.

Vista del Futuro named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School

The El Paso Education Initiative, Inc. Charter Holder for the Vista del Futuro Charter School and Burnham Wood Charter School District is proud to announce the following breaking news!

September 27, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Vista del Futuro Charter School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Vista del Futuro Charter School is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.

Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

Iris B. Burnham, Board President, Nydia Magdaleno Gonzalez, Superintendent, and Yvonne Whitman, Principal of Vista del Futuro will represent the Vista del Futuro teachers, students, and parents at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

For more information about Vista del Futuro’s prestigious award, please contact Ms. Yvonne Whitman, Principal at (915) 855-8143. For more information about the El Paso Education Initiative, Inc. charter schools, please visit For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit

Press Release submitted by: Iris B. Burnham (915) 584-4024.

Vista Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations Poetry Contest Winners!


Angel Ortiz                 5th Grade          Gone

Ricardo Osuna          4th Grade          Baseball

Isabella Duran          6th Grade          Once There Was a Boy Who Sat Under A Peach Tree

2nd PLACE:

Daniela Escobar       5th Grade          Flowers

Jocelyn Hernandez 6th Grade           The Halls of Middle School


3rd PLACE:

Brian Lira                    4th Grade           Soccer the Hard Game

Santiago Barraza     5th Grade          Ninjas


Vista Ballroom Dance

Ballroom Dance Exposition

Vista del Futuro students demonstrated their groovy, modern and formal dancing skills on May 17 and 18 for their friends and family. Thank you to all who showed their support for our students and a big thank you to our dedicated coaches.

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VdFCS Garden Market Day

Annual Garden Market Day!

November 14th, Saturday

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Come join us for our event. There will be food, fun, booths, and prizes! El Paso Fire Department, El Paso Sheriff’s Department, Del Sol Medical Center, and many more agencies will be joining us.

See the children perform! Robotics will be conducting a demonstration, the choir will be singing songs for you, the art club is selling their beautiful creations, and the Robotics club will be showing you what they have learned so far. Thank you for all the support you have given us. We ask for your continued support in this event to help us improve the back lot for the students to finally have a grassy area, seating, and our greenhouse!

Tickets- $1.00 each

Thank you!

Vista Book Drive

Vista del Futuro Book Drive Success

Vista Del Futuro Charter School held a book drive where 5,274 books were collected. We want to congratulate all the students and parents that made this possible.

Book Drive 1 Book Drive 2




We would also like to congratulate Ms. Camacho and her students for collecting 2,250 books.

Friendship Dance

Vista del Futuro Friendship Dance

The Friendship Dance was held on 2/13/2015. Students enjoyed themselves during the dance.

Friendship Dance (1) Friendship Dance (2)