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The 2017-2018 school year is here!

Join us for orientation on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. The school will be open from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Please stop by to meet your teacher, get transportation information, purchase school t-shirts, and more!

The first day of school is Thursday, August 10th, 2017. We are excited to work with your children during the 2017-18 school year!

Smarty Ants for 2017-2018 Kindergarteners

Free subscriptions to Smarty Ants are now available to help prepare your child for Kindergarten next year. This offer is exclusively for students who will be attending Kindergarten in Polk County Schools during the 2017-2018 school year.

Click here for more information on this offer.

The activate your free subscription, call 877-235-2525 and use the code SmartyPCPS or visit achieve3000.com/SmartyPCPS.


Parent Involvement Plan and Compact Updates

Your suggestions and input are needed as we get ready to update the Parent Involvement Plan and Compact. Please call, email or make an appointment with our Title I facilitator, Blaze Huston, to share your ideas.

Blaze Huston can be contacted the following ways:

email: blaze.huston@polk-fl.net

phone: 863-421-3235

Book Bridge Bus and Family Center

Come on board the Book Bridge Bus mobile parent center! The bus will be at Alta Vista Elementary every Thursday from 11:15am to 12:15pm. Parents and families with a child in a TITLE I Polk County School are invited to visit the bus.

The bus will offer parents FREE tax information, computer/iPads for parent use, Rosetta Stone language instruction, parent resource library checkout, local community activities and information, exciting workshops to help with creating a resume, learning to interview, helping your child read, adult school information and so much more.

Parent Center Website

Parent University Website

Book Bridge and Parent Center: February Calendar – English & Español

Alta Vista is now on Facebook

Alta Vista Elementary had created a Facebook page. This page will allow us to stay in contact with you and your student. This will also provide a fun way to share new things going on in our school, as well as update you on important information. All parent requests will be honored and no photos of students will be shared without permission. Please search for Alta Vista Elementary under pages and like our page. The direct link to like and follow our page is https://www.facebook.com/polkcountyschools.net. You can also click the Facebook banner on the right side of the screen.

Kid Care is now at Alta Vista!

Alta Vista now offers student supervision before and after school.  If you need this service, please contact our site manager, Nicole Mack, for information. Her phone number is (407) 201-9151.

Please note, there is a charge for this service.

New Optional School Uniforms Available Now!

Lands’ End is now our school uniform source and Alta Vista has some great new options for the 2016-17 school year.  You can order yours online now.  Just click the banner below.



Title I Information

Information about the District Parent Involvement Plan, School Improvement Plan, Alta Vista Parent Involvement Plan, SPAR report, Parent Involvement Resource Centers, and more are available in the front office in the Parent Involvement Notebook, as well as in the Title I section of this website.  Copies are available upon request in the front office.

School Hours

School Hours: 7:55 am - 3:00 pm
First Bell: 7:55 am
Tardy Bell: 8:00 am
Dismissal Bell: 3:00 pm


Upcoming Events

Sep 4 all-day

Description of Event: Student, Teacher, Paraeducatorr
Additional Information: School Calendarsr

Interim Reports
Sep 11 – Sep 15 all-day

Description of Event: Distribution Weekr
Additional Information: School Calendarsr

Early School Dismissal
Sep 13 all-day

Additional Information: Schools throughout Polk County will dismiss students 2.5 hours early.r

Staff Development Day (Data Day) / Student / Para Holiday
Sep 18 all-day
Annual Advocate Meeting @ District Office Auditorium
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm