Our world is changing fast that no one can predict what it will
look like when our children become adults. What we do know is that
to meet the unknown challenges of the future, our children will
need strong skills in social intelligence, communication, and
independent thought. They will need to be adaptable, creative, and
able to enthusiastically learn new things for changing
circumstances. The Montessori Method is a different way of learning
than what is found in traditional schools. It's an approach that
focuses on how and not what we learn.
At Alta Vista we believe that children are competent beings
capable of self-directed discovery. They start with hands-on
materials and progress to abstraction through experiences in the
classroom. Teachers are guides, gently opening a path before young
people as they achieve greater competency and responsibility. We
focus on the development of the "whole person", so you're as likely
to see a Montessori student at our school learning manners as well
as learning how to read. We strive to create environments that
nurture a love of learning with activities that encourage and
inspire our students to unfold their wings to their fullest
Over the past 15 years our classrooms have multiplied, but our
mission has remained the same. Many children have passed through
our doors and gone on to succeed in their future schools. We are
proud of our legacy, and look forward to many more years offering
exceptional learning experiences upon which lifelong success is
We welcome prospective parents every Thursday 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
except on days the school is closed. This is a guided tour, please
plan to be here for the hour.
Not able to come on a Thursday morning? Call us to schedule a
private appointment, 847-918-1621.