Elementary School
All About Alpine

Northeast Community   

SCHOOL MISSION:  We believe ALL children can learn.  Our purpose is to effectively educate students toward academic excellence while fostering social consciousness and emotional stability.  We respect diversity as strength.  We provide an atmosphere in which all students are accepted as individuals, expected to succeed and nurtured to achieve to their fullest potential.  We believe through high expectations of parents, community, and staff, and by meeting student’s individual needs through use of various teaching strategies and sufficient educational opportunities children can CLIMB THEIR HIGHEST!


DRESS CODE:  Our students are required to follow the CCS Board of Education Dress Code Policy found in the “Guide to Positive Student Behavior” Handbook.


CURRICULUM:  We use the Ohio Academic Standards in reading, mathematics, writing, science social studies, the unified arts and health education. 


READING PROGRAM: We ReadyGEN an integrated literacy program.  ReadyGEN’s instructional approach focuses on integrating all of the literacy skills and foundational reading skills within the context of authentic reading selections.  In conjunction with this series, we use the Riggs Writing and Spelling Road to Reading and Thinking curriculum, Benchmark Assessment Reading Level, MAP Reading and Math Assessments and DIBELS assessments to monitor our students’ progress.  Additionally, we support our students with small group instruction and a Leveled Literacy Intervention tutoring program. 


LATCHKEY:  Before and after school care is available through our latchkey program.  Please contact the latchkey office by calling 365-5891.


PARENT INVOLVEMENT:  Alpine has an active Parent/Teacher Organization, which meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  We also have a parent consultant that collaborates with PTO to host monthly activities for parents and community members.


COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS:  Alpine enjoys partnerships with Countdown to Beechcroft, Methodist Church of the Good Shepard and Vineyard church.  We are fortunate to also train student teachers in partnership with Ohio Dominican, Otterbein, Capital and The Ohio State Universities.


WHAT MAKES OUR SCHOOL OUTSTANDING:  The partnership of a committed staff, motivated students and involved parents makes Alpine a school that consistently performs well on state assessments and receives high grades on the state report card. 


WHAT DO WE DO FOR FUN/Activities:  With the support of our PTO, our school calendar includes book fairs, a school carnival, International Night, Trick of Truck Read Night, Grandparent’s Day, Annual 3rd Grade Fractured Fairy Tales, SkateZone Nights and much more.


WHERE WE ARE LOCATED:  Northeast section of the city; east on Rt. 161 from 1-71 North/left on Karl Road; east/right on Alpine Drive to the school


ABOUT OUR STAFF:  100% of our teachers are designated "Highly Qualified" by the Ohio Department of Education; 82% of our staff has a Master’s degree or higher.

Contact Information
Alpine Elementary School
1590 Alpine Drive 
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 365-5359 
Fax: (614) 365-5358
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Principal - Rhonda Peeples
(614) 365-5359  |   1590 Alpine Drive Columbus, OH 43229
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