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There's a lot going on in Altar Valley. Our District News page will give you a taste of why we are so proud of our students, our teachers, and our community.

Continuation of 10% M & O Budget Override

The Altar Valley School District Governing Board is asking voters to continue the 10% Maintenance and Operations Override. This override was originally approved by voters in 2002 and reapproved in 2008, and 2014.

This is a renewal of the current override, if renewed there is no change to local property taxes. This is not a new tax. The estimated tax rate for the override will be $0.95 per $100 of assessed valuation.

Renewal of the override will help us maintain:

  • Free full day kindergarten
  • Competitive teacher and staff salaries
  • Small class sizes
  • Free athletic programs

For a list of frequently asked questions, please see our September district newsletter. For additional information, please view our voter information pamphlet.

Child Find

Children who are between birth and twenty-one years of age and have a developmental delay, or are suspected of having a disabling or emotionally handicapping condition, may be eligible for special services. To determine if a developmental delay exists, professional evaluations and/or assessments may be conducted in the following areas:

  • Physical Development
  • Language and Speech Skills
  • Cognitive or Mental Development
  • Self-Help Skills (e.g., dressing, social and emotional skills feeding, etc.)

Altar Valley School District's Child Find can help with a free screening and referral for diagnostic and/or early intervention programs.

For newborns through two-years old, parents may contact:

Department of Economic Security
Division of Developmental
Disabilities Child Family Services
4710 E. 29th St.
(520) 745-5588, Ext. 535

For screenings for individual three through 21 years old, please contact:

Altar Valley School District
Special Services Director
(520) 822-9201