Joyful, Inclusive Community
Students develop positive social skills and health self-esteem within an inclusive, caring learning community.
Inquiry Based Learning
Students engage in real world exploration. An inquiry-based approach allows students to actively participate in their learning, think critically and ask great questions.
Differentiated Instruction
Our teachers are committed to helping each child discover their unique gifts and strive for their personal best in the classroom.

Learn how Altair challenges each student at their own level.
Creativity in Action
Creativity should be part of every aspect of life. We help students focus on the process not the results, allowing room for experimentation, self-expression and divergent thought.
Excellence in Gifted Education
Altair is designed to meet the needs of highly gifted learners and develop the innate gifts in every child. Learn more about our program for high-ability students.

Supporting the emotional and academic needs of high-ability students
in a joyful, inquiry-based learning environment.


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Every child is unique

Our teachers are committed to helping each child discover their unique gifts and strive for their personal best in the classroom.

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Altair Students Stop Pollution

Inspired by a literature study, the students of Altair are on a mission to help the environment. First stop: Improve water quality and help the people and animals that depend on clean water sources. Check out their websites:  StopPollutingIt.com and Pollution Busters

Altair Information Session

  • Please join us for an  Information Session to learn more!
    When: Friday, January 30, 10-11 AM
    Where: The Altair School
    12555 SW 4th St, Beaverton, OR 97005
    (We occupy the 2nd floor of Beaverton First United Methodist Church)Children are welcome!
    RSVP to info@altairschool.org

Sir Ken Robinson on Education

Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.

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