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

Admissions Information

 

Openings are still available in several classes. Please contact us if you’re interested in a tour of the school.

Board Game Day!

 

If you enjoy board and card games, please join us for Game Day! This is a community event designed for families with children ages 5-12, but it’s open to all. We’ll supply games and snacks. Feel free to bring favorites to share. 

Altair is planning  a June Game Day. Please check back for the date and time!

 

 


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.

Upcoming School Events