was a grad at alta vista high school. This school help me to stay on track to make sure i got my diploma.!
Alta Vista always has its door open for anyone who is looking for a healthy and educational enviornment. I am a former student of Alta Vista and class Valedictorian of 2011. When I heard my younger cousin was having trouble with school and was at risk of not graduating on time,I immediately reffered him to the Alta Vista enrollment staff knowing that he would be in good hands. At Alta Vista you are not just another student you are a priority of success. If anyone is looking for a great school, I highly recommend Alta Vista as an option.
Alta Vista is a great school! the faculty ans staff really care, not only about how you're doing in school but how life is outside of school. They are very understanding and have a goal to help each student achive thier goals. The small classes help with that one on one attenton some students need and make it easy to gain a relatiinship with your teachers. As a 2013 graduate from AVHS I would personally say that this is a great school, you get the education you need and support from everyone here!
Alta Vista High School is awesome! Everyone there is friendly and helpful. I like how all the staff members know all or majority of the students. Because it is a smaller school, teachers have a better relationphip with students therefore students are more eager to seek help when needed. They strive to be a great school and they are. They ensure capmus safety and a valuable education. The faculty are all adults we can trust for more than just school related issuse but also that are there for you when you need them. Choose AVHS!(:
Every tearcher is very involve with each student and really care each and everyone, you as a student you actually learn not like when being in a big school, and to have the principle memorize every students name really makes you feel good and shows how much she cares to make this school the best.
i have been at this school for four years and i can say without a doubt that i loved and charished every moment being here. it has honestly been an amazing experience all the way from the staff, the teachers, and the great friends i have made. the knowledge and life skills that i have learned i will use utilize for the rest of my life. this amazing school has taght me to never give up on life and to respect others. i cant thank every staff members enough for giving me the opportunity attend this school; cause without them i honestly dont know were i would be. Lastly our principal. Ms. Alvarez has kept me on track all my four years of attending Alta Vista. She is tough and accepts nothing but the best out of you. and for that i respect and love her greatly. All and all, this is an amazing school that makes you set a goal and help you anyway possible to achieve it. This is a great school and i would suggest Alta Vista High School to anyone who wants a quality education; but at the same time a new family.
I believe that if you are a student who wants a solid education with great help from staff and teachers, Alta Vista High School is the best choice possible. From attending this very school the past four years, I can honestly say I have grown to be the person I imagined myself to be and much more beyond that. I have learned respect and responsibility through this school. It is one of the best choices I have ever made in my life. Alta Vista High School has set me up for nothing but success, and I plan to use the knowledge and morals I have learned from this school to guide my life and strive to be a better person not only to myself, but to others as well. I greatly appreciate the things that Alta Vista has done for me my last four years I have attended. The staff and teachers treat you as if you are one big family. I believe from the bottom of my heart that Alta Vista High School is the best high school to choose if you are looking for the best high school experience possible.
I am a graduate of the class of 2013. I am now 19 years old and this school has made a huge difference for me on the way i view education and acheive it. Ever since i cam e to Alta Vista i have improved on many different levels of academics including math, science and especially history. This school has a made a big impact on my life and im glad that i was able to come here and have the positive type of principal that i did, and learn the things i did about education and responsibility.
I beleive that other's should know that Alta Vista High School is a great school becuase the staff members as well as the teachers are very respectful and amazing people. What I like about Alta Vist High School is that you get treated equal and you like the environment that they provide for you. I beleive that Alta Vista High School has no way of improving because its already perfect..!!!!
A high school graduate vanesa gonzalez and im happy to say that i graduated from here because alta vista high school is a great school and always supporting there students pushing them for best in them . thanks alta vista class of 2013!
i just graduated high school from avhs a couple days ago and i spent all four years there, i never had any problems with anybody all the teachers and staff are amazing people who are always there to help. i am highly appreciated with each and every one who helped me make my graduation true. thank you AVHS for showing me and my parents you truly care about my success.
Alta VIsta HIgh School is one of the best schools I have attended. I have been here since freshman year and I can honestly say that this school is amazing. To the staff all the way to the students. It was a small school but that was highly beneficial to me because it was easy to make friends with everyone and it was the same for everyone to make friends also. I would highly recommend this school to any incoming freshman. The staff here will make sure their students do not fall behind and will push them to their full potential in order to make sure they reach their academic success.
When my son was enrolled at Alta Vista he was getting into trouble and the school took initiative to help him. They helped get into a gang prevention program. Alta Vista staff explained how important it was to graduate and how his future is important. Sadly, he eventually dropped out of school but a few months later enrolled into Job Corps where he received his diploma. He did take that advice from Mrs. Alvarez and is furthering his education. I believe that Alta Vista had a great impact on where he is, they saved him from getting put into the system, he didn t slip through the cracks, and he stayed away from drugs and gangs, All because someone cared enough to talk to him and put time and effort into him. Thank you to the staff of Alta Vista. I honestly owe them so much for stepping in and saving my son. Each school should have the same compassion and helped students. I also feel parents should get more involved with their children's schools no matter what age ro grade.
I have been in this school for two years already and i got to say that this school is a great school. This school might be small, but you get a better learning experience because of that. You get more attention from the teachers than you do from a public school. In other words, this school is a GREAT school!
As an educator that has served at many different high schools in Arizona, I must say that I am impressed with the way Alta Vista High School cares about the education of the student. A great amount of time is placed on the academic demands with the attention centered on the success of the student. The students understand that they are more than a student number, they are a name and one that is cared for through faculty that care. Much like in any relationship, communication is key and an understanding that it takes both party's involvement to make this journey successful. Students are challenged at Alta Vista to rise above what the culture says and to reach for their dreams. Alta Vista is not an "easy pass" institution, but one that will challenge students...if they are prepared to be challenged. The demands of the world are high and at Alta Vista High School I feel we are teaching our students meet those demands. Dr. Garrett Dual-Enrollment Faculty Alta Vista High School
I am a Freshman at Alta vista high School and I must say it's an extremely enjoyable experience so far! No cliques, no huge classrooms (we certainly do NOT have 40 students per class), the teachers go by material at a steady pace, the food is usually healthy, and you can ensure your/your student's future is bright. You can tell by the way the principal speaks that they really care about your success. The only thing missing is a cafeteria, library, and a field. However, we take a SCHOOL bus to the local YMCA and for P.E. there while boys go to a different place, also on school bus. You feel comfortable with your teachers and they are easy to approach for help. They have many clubs and a cheerleading team and small pep assemblies. It's small (around 500 students total) but a pretty great place to learn.
I would like to address some points from the negative comments below. First, the lunch program. It is true that before we used to have to pay for our own lunches; but we now have free lunches that the government pays for. Secondly, the tranportation issues for a P.E class. We do NOT take the city bus. We take a school bus. Our school is not equipt with a gym, so we have to go off campus. With that being said, I would like to say that the teachers and staff are the best! They truely do care about the students. Whether it be extra help on school work, or just to talk, they are always there for you. I think that is what other schools lack. In my opinion, because AVHS has suh a kind teaching and administrative staff, that it makes us a better quality school. I STRONGELY reccomend you enroll your son or daughter at AVHS. You and your child will not regret it. :)
My school has been an encouragement to me to do my best. Teachers and staff have been there to help me out with any problem inside and out of school. Am glad I chosed Alta Vista as my High School. Proud Lobo !!
Pros - I have worked here for a while and truly enjoy it! I have wonderful coworkers and the students are full of life! The teachers are highly qualified and the paraprofessionals are also degreed. We continue to improve AIMS scores and our graduation rate is high compared to many high schools. For an education focused on core studies - reading, writing, and math - this is a great school! Minor Cons - As a small school, the class variety is limited. With 12 rooms and an off campus gym, only so many classes can be offered at a time. The foreign language choice is only Spanish, and Art (drawing, book-making, painting) and Drama are the main fine arts courses taught. Guitar has been offered in the past but is dependent upon having a qualified teacher. The biggest complaints I hear from students concern dress and technology. Students should dress appropriately - tucked in, pants pulled up, girls properly covered. Phones and music devices are not to be used in the classroom and are confiscated when necessary. Most students do not have an issue with these though because they understand that dress and technology have an effect on a person's attitude and focus in a learning environment.
As an administrator of Alta Vista High School, I would like to thank all the parents and students who have submitted reviews of our school. If ever you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me on our school website or simply call us and make an appointment to meet with me. Thank you again for your comments!!
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