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Alto Elementary School
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Welcome to
Alto Elementary

6150 Bancroft
Alto, Michigan 49302

Fax: 616.987.2611


  Full Day - 8:45 am - 3:38 pm
1/2 Day - 8:45 am - 11:55 pm

Principal - Paul Papes
Administrative Assistant - Bonnie Gokey
Office Assistant - Heather Doane

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.   

AR Home Connect

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Alto Students Excel at Accelerated Reading!
Parents, click on the button above for the Accelerated Reader Quizzes

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Destiny Login - Alto Elementary Library

Kindergarten Enrollment Forms 

Alto 987.2600
Bushnell 987.2650
Murray Lake 987.2750


The Lowell Area School District does not discriminate against any individual, with regard to receiving the full utilization of or benefit from the District, or the services, activities, or programs provided by the District, on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, age, creed, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected category as required by the state and federal law.