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Alta Vista Public School is an Ottawa-Carleton District School Board elementary school in the Alta Vista neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It first opened its doors to the community in 1949. 650 students from diverse cultures are enrolled at this triple-track school. The school offers a regular English Program (JK-8), an Early French Immersion Program (SK-8), and a Late French Immersion Program (Grade 7 & 8). Alta Vista also offers Special Education, English Language Support and a Junior (grades 4-6) System Learning Disability Class. Students are encouraged to become involved in a variety of clubs and sports outside of the regular program, and in the Student Ambassadors, a leadership program. Alta Vista has two gymnasiums: the Mr. J. Gym, dedicated to a former teacher at Alta Vista, and the Martin Pelton Gym, dedicated to one of the former principals. The school also has a fully equipped science room. The school is one of four schools in the OCDSB that offers a music strings program; the others are Vincent Massey Public School, Lisgar Collegiate Institute, and Canterbury High School. Alta Vista also offers a specialized drumming music program. Graduating students attend a number of high schools including Hillcrest, Brookfield, Canterbury, Ridgemont, and the Ottawa Technical Learning Centre.