Alto Elementary School
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6150 Bancroft
  Alto, Michigan 49302  
Fax: 616.987.2611


  Full Day:
8:45 am - 3:38 pm

Half Day:
8:45 am - 11:55 am






Paul Papes

Bonnie Gokey
Administrative Assistant

Heather Doane
Office Assistant

Vision Statement

Enabling every child to reach their full potential

Alto Mission Statement

The Alto School Family, in the spirit of high expectations, will give all students a foundation of knowledge and life skills necessary to engage in a lifetime of learning in order to successfully meet the challenges of our changing world.

Belief Statements

We believe in:

  • Making the students our first priority.
  • Students and staff having a right to a safe and orderly learning environment    
  • High expectations & Quality Instruction.   
  • Partnerships with home, school and community.
  • Appropriate individualized learning experiences.
  • Developing the greatest potential in every child.
  • Promoting our core values of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, integrity, fairness, and caring.