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 gifted 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 Problem Based Learning unit, Altair students 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

Open Houses

Join us to learn more about Altair. Teachers and specialists will discuss how inquiry and problem-based learning works at our school. Meet current students and families, see works samples, and try out fun activities. This is a family-friendly event. 

Dates:

Sunday, March 11, 2:00-3:00 PM

Please RSVP through our Contact form.

Board Game Day!

Sunday, March 11, 2:30-4:30 PM

If you enjoy board and card games, please join us for Game Day! This community event is geared towards children ages 5-12, but siblings of all ages are welcome. 

We’ll supply games and snacks. Feel free to bring favorites to share. This is not a drop-off event. Parents must supervise their children. 

Please RSVP through our Contact form.

 

 


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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