Alto International School
|Year of Foundation||1988|
|Enrollment Phase / Grades||Preschool to grade 12|
|Number of students||260|
|Teacher Student Ratio||1:6|
|Accreditations||International Baccalaureate (IB World School) / Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)||$ 9,259|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)||$ 29,750|
Alto International School believes in the importance of a globally-minded, progressive education.Alto is an International Baccalaureate World School in the heart of Silicon Valley and is the only school in the Bay Area offering the International Baccalaureate from preschool through high school. Every day we create a stimulating learning environment for our students who come from all over the world. Students of all ages are exposed to an international mindset and an inquiry-based learning approach.Our internationally focused middle and high school offers students a unique preparatory, multilingual education providing them with the necessary skills for university and life beyond. Students are taught in a multilingual environment, graduating with literacy skills in at least two languages. For younger students we offer a German-immersion focused preschool and elementary program, educating engaged, independent, and balanced learners.At Alto, we believe that the world needs young people eager to take on today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. Alto International School equips students with the skills and confidence to contribute to making our world a better place.
CurriculumInquiry-based IB curriculum (German-immersion program from preschool to grade 5)
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Foreign languagesSpanish, French and German
The diversity of languages and backgrounds of the students and faculty make Alto International School an incredibly dynamic and enriching place to be.
Fantastic education and caring teachers. I am beyond thrilled to have my child at Alto International School.
Alto inspires and engages students. Our children have received an amazing education at Alto, and they often come home brimming with enthusiasm about what they are learning.
Our children are growing into independent thinkers. They are open-minded, tolerant, compassionate and reflective.
Alto International is a gem in Silicon Valley, and I am grateful for having my child in such a highly intellectual and at the same time caring environment.