General Information

School Information:

Alta Vista Elementary School
801 Scenic Hwy, Haines City, FL 33844
Fax: (863) 421-3344

Bell Schedule:

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

Our History

Alta Vista Elementary is located on the southern end of Haines City, Fl. The original campus was constructed by the School Board of Polk County in 1962 and J.D. Jenkins was the founding principal. Additional buildings were added over the following decades with our most recent addition being in 2004. Our campus currently serves the parts of the communities of Haines City, Lake Hamilton, and Dundee.

What Makes Us Different?

At Alta Vista, we place a special emphasis on helping student develop excellent social and emotional skills as they also increase their academic skills. We promote these goals through the display and recitation of our student creed as part of our announcements every morning:

I am an important part of Alta Vista Elementary

I have amazing potential and I can make good choices

Today I will choose to treat others with kindness and respect

I will remember that I have a powerful mind and that I can learn ANYTHING!

I choose my own attitude and today I choose to have a GREAT DAY!