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5-12|Private
355 students
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School leader:  Sarah W. Whiteside
4801 Altamont Road South
Birmingham, AL 35222

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(205) 879-2006
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"Altamont is a school with a tradition of excellence and dedication to honor. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
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  • Dress policy
    Dress code
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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Submitted by a student · October 03, 2015
The academics are excellent! Amazing teachers and staff but the social part of the school is terrible!! The grades are so small that you don't have more than 4 to 5 good friends. The students are very stuck up and act like they are better than... more

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Submitted by a school leader · July 08, 2015
In order to establish an environment of trust and honor at The Altamont School, the Honor Code stresses individual integrity. The Honor Code is essential to the fulfillment of Altamont's mission. Its tenets are simple: to not lie, cheat, or... more

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Submitted by a school leader · July 08, 2015
The Altamont School is a coeducational, traditional college preparatory independent day school enrolling students in grades 5-12. We are located on the crest of Red Mountain in a secluded residential neighborhood five minutes from downtown... more

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Submitted by a community member · January 31, 2014
The Altamont School is preparing me for college wonderfully! It is quite challenging at times, but I know in the long run it will help. I believe Altamont is one the best or the best school in Birmingham. We welcome all races into our community.... more

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About this school

The Altamont School is a coeducational, traditional college preparatory independent day school enrolling students in grades 5-12. Altamont is a small family with socio-economic, ethnic and religious diversity. And we offer many opportunities for children to develop multiple talents by participating in arts, foreign language, leadership programs, community service, clubs, class projects, science competitions and sports – all at the same time.

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Last modified: October 3, 2015
Last modified The Altamont School is a Private school that serves grades 5-12
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