Welcome to the Mary D. Altavesta Elementary School

Please click on the links to the right to learn about our school.  Please visit the "For Families" page for more specific information, newsletters, and other important information.  


Altavesta Mission Statement:

The Mary D. Altavesta Elementary School will develop instructional excellence based upon sound scientifically research based educational practices.  We will foster the dignity of every individual within our school community.  All instruction and learning will grow from the following guiding principles:
Assisting teachers in being ready to teach something meaningful
Assisting students in being ready to learn.
Educating students to be college and career ready as well as life-long learners
Accommodating the varying learning rates of all children.
Respecting the cultural diversity within the school community.
Maintaining high level expectations while providing opportunities for all students to reach their maximum potential.