Altona Middle School
Altona Middle School is a place where each individual student will create their own opportunities through Core, Enrichment, and Extracurricular achievement!
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Recognized as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch.
11 John Irwin School of Excellence Awards (Most recent 2018), and six Governor’s Distinguished School Awards from the State of Colorado.
Finalist for the Colorado Succeeds Prize for Transformational Impact in 2020.
Altona won the Best in Nation Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
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Free, reduced-priced meal applications available for the 22-23 school year Featured
St. Vrain Valley Schools’ department of Nutrition Services provides quality, nutritious, and well-balanced meals for all students across the district. Due to the expiration of federal pandemic waivers, there will be a cost to school meals for the 2022-2023 school year. All families who believe they may qualify for free or reduced-price meals are encouraged […]
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Advancing Excellence by Design
Despite many challenges over the past several years, St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to advance excellence and student achievement to unprecedented levels. Below are just a few of the hundreds of celebrations that demonstrate the highest levels of success due to the support of our students, families, teachers and staff, business leaders, elected officials, and […]
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Rookie Rattler Information – 2022
We were very excited to host our Rookie Rattler night for new to Altona 6th grade parents and students on May 4th, 2022. If you were unable to join us, or if you would like to see what was discussed, here is the link to our presentation.
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May 04, 2022
Those who can, teach.
Humanity has forever been shaped by the educators who have inspired hearts and minds throughout our history. Behind our history’s greatest moments, those who could changed the world. All because those who can, teach. Message from the Superintendent Dear St. Vrain Valley Community, There is no more noble and important profession in our society than that […]
Dec 16, 2021
Public Education, Our Greatest Investment
Public education is America’s most significant investment and – second only to parenting – is the greatest contributor to the future of our world. The quality of our schools impacts and strengthens our economy, public health and safety, national security, the quality of our service industry, residential and business property values, public health, our democracy, and so much more.
Dec 15, 2021
“Education is Life Itself”
In March 2020, days before we were required to close our schools to in-person learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Vrain Valley Schools hosted a series of focus groups to engage our families, students, teachers, staff, and other community members in the question, ‘What is the purpose of public education?’ Through these conversations, many […]