Alta Vista Elementary School

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1050 S Euclid Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237

(941) 361-6400

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 637

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Alta Vista Elementary School

Horrible school. According to registrar is a Title IV school where They attend families in most need and also get children with behavior problems. My child was shot with a BB gun. Principal and teachers don't enforce respect and anty-bullying. Have wisdom before you put your child there!

Posted by a parent on 11/06/14

My daughter is a 4th grader at Alta Vista and she has grown so much in the last 5 years. In those 5 years she has had excellent teachers and wonderful opportunities.

Posted by a parent on 05/10/13

If it wasn't for the fact that I insist on my daughter taking advanced classes, I would not have her attend this school. The programs they offer for young students are great BUT the teacher/parent interaction is questionable at best. There is much to be desired in the field of communication with my daughters ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/12

The children that attend Alta Vista try very hard to do the best they can, many come from homes where English is not the first language or the spoken language. Despite this the school has raised it FCAT scores over the years all due to the teachers and students working diligently to get there.

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

Although there are serious discipline issues because the teacher have no recourse with unrully students, my son has thrived at Alta Vista. He enjoys the vast exposure of extracurricular activities, the sciences, and computers that Suncoast for Innovative Studies did not offer. He loves the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/09

My child has been with Alta Vista for 3rd and 4th grade now. The teachers are very involved with our childs education but because of the lack of support from parents they are not able to teach without interuptions from behavioral issues. The classes are mostly out of control during the day leaving no ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/01/08

Alta Vista is a great school. Teachers are wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 02/27/08

Parent involvement could be better, but you will not find a school with better teachers dedicated to each child's unique educational needs. The quality of academic programs and variety of teaching techniques and technology makes Alta Vista simply the best!

Posted by a parent on 02/08/07

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Test scores for Alta Vista Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Alta Vista Elementary School
Sarasota County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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Sarasota schools — Alta Vista Elementary School is located at 1050 S Euclid Ave, Sarasota FL 34237. 1050 S Euclid Ave is in the 34237 ZIP code in Sarasota, FL The school district for Alta Vista Elementary School is the Sarasota County Public Schools. Alta Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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