Alto students outperform highest-ranked school systems in the world.

Six time Parent Choice Award winner

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Alto is the oldest German language immersion school on the West Coast.

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The IB Advantage

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is recognized in the U.S. and worldwide for its unique inquiry-based academic program and its emphasis on students’ personal development, preparing students for university and life beyond.

German Language Track

Alto’s German immersion program for native speakers as well as those who would like to learn the language enables students to become proficient in German and English, opening the door to a world of possibilities.

English Language Track

Our middle and high school English language track offers a rigorous and balanced academic program with an international perspective, preparing today’s students to become tomorrow’s global thinkers.

Alto International School is a globally-minded community, fostering confident, creative, and responsible learners.

Our internationally focused middle and high school programs offer students a unique multilingual, preparatory education providing them with the necessary skills for university and life beyond. For younger students, we offer a German immersion preschool and elementary program, educating engaged, independent, and balanced learners.

As an IB World School since 2007, Alto offers both the Primary Years Program (PYP) from preschool through Grade 5, the Middle Years Program (MYP) from Grade 6 through Grade 10 and is a candidate school for the Diploma Program (DP) in Grades 11 and 12. Students are taught in a multilingual environment, graduating with literacy skills in at least two languages.

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