Alta Vista is a community of homes in Vista California
Alta Vista is a community of homes in Vista California

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About Alta Vista

Alta Vista is a peaceful family friendly community in Vista, California. Residents enjoy many amenities and close proximity to services.

The Vista Unified School District serves this community with facilities such as Beaumont Elementary School, Rancho Minerva Middle School, and Vista High School. The charter school, Guajome Park Academy is also partially supported by the school district. There are 12 private facilities including St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, Calvary Christian School, and Tri-City Christian School. Both Kaplan College and Biola University have campuses here.

This community is within walking distance of the Historic Downtown Vista which offers many restaurants, shops, and entertainment. The Avo Playhouse and Moonlight Amphitheatre feature Off Broadway productions as well as summer movies for the kids and families. Popular downtown events include the Vista Strawberry Festival, the Winterfest & Christmas Parade, and the North County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Brengle Terrace Park also has an 18-hole golf course and is the venue for fireworks and concerts. It also offers a senior center, playground, city community center, and two softball fields.

Vista is a medium sized city that is located in San Diego County’s northwestern region just seven miles inland. This city is rated as California’s 173rd best for families because of affordability, safety, health, and education.

Vista features more than 75 temples and churches including a Buddhist Temple and Japanese-American Cultural Center. Notable attractions include the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum which offers agricultural equipment demonstrations from the 19th and 20th centuries. The city maintains the Wave Waterpark and Vista Community Sports Park. To the northwest is the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and to the northeast is the Pauma Indian Reservation.


Alta Vista Schools

School District

Grade Levels

  • Elementary Schools: 38
  • Middle Schools: 22
  • High Schools: 19

Types of Schools

  • Public Schools: 22
  • Private Schools: 20
  • Charter Schools: 5

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