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VISTA 2015

The APS Vision

Our job is to accelerate learning for every APS student, every day.

Bond and Mill Levy

Bond and Mill LevyThank you, Aurora, for passing the 2012 mill levy!


Restructuring Framework

Visit the APS Restructuring Framework websiteAfter a six-month engagement process, we have developed a working framework for restructuring and integrating our instruction and equity work that will result in a significant acceleration of learning for every APS student.

 Visit the Restructuring Framework website.
• Read the restructuring framework memo.

View the restructuring FAQ.


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Safety in APSSafety in APS

Fostering an environment where students feel safe, secure, welcome and comfortable is a top priority for Aurora Public Schools.

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Wellness & Health
Learn more about applying for free and reduced lunch online

Wellness & Healthy Lifestyles in APS

Whether you are a student, parent, teacher, staff or community member, the APS Wellness website provides resources for a healthy lifestyle.

Wellness website | Download Wellness forms | Resources for staff · students · families
Learn more about the Kids Clinic

Top Stories
Join Us for the APS Community Campus P-8 Groundbreaking Sept. 3
Join Us for a Special Event! APS Early Beginnings Groundbreaking Aug. 20Please join us for the Aurora Public Schools Community Campus P-8 groundbreaking:
Wednesday, Sept. 3
5:30 p.m
APS Community Campus
2nd Avenue & Airport Boulevard
The school will serve more than 900 students and will open in September 2015.
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Save the Date! APS Foundation Annual Gala on Sept. 18
Save the Date! APS Foundation Annual Gala on Sept. 18The 3rd Annual Gala will bring together more than 600 business, non-profit and elected leaders as we celebrate our work, our teachers, our administrators and our students.
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Ethiopian Dignitaries Experience a Day in the Life of APS Students
Ethiopian Dignitaries Experience a Day in the Life of APS StudentsAbreham Adula, the mayor of the city of Adama in Ethiopia, and his deputy Agned Yusuf, recently visited their sister city in the U.S. - the City of Aurora! The two dignitaries experienced American education culture first-hand APS when they toured Hinkley High School and Elkhart Elementary School.
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Vassar Teacher Helps Student Reach New Heights
Vassar Teacher Helps Student Reach New HeightsIn today's high-tech society, Vassar Elementary third-grade teacher Nancy Taphorn takes time to send hand-written cards to her students over the summer. Her small gesture changed the life of one student's life forever.
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Kaiser Permanente Awards $200K to Promote Physical Activity Awareness
Kaiser Permanente Awards $200K to Promote Physical Activity AwarenessKeeping students in physical shape is a high priority for APS. Thanks to a grant from Kaiser Permanente, the job just got a little easier. Through the Thriving Schools initiative, Kaiser recently awarded a grant of nearly $200,000 to APS in an effort to increase physical activity during and after the school day.
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Event Calendar
   September  2014 »
  • GED Testing

  • APS Community Campus P-8 Groundbreaking Ceremony

  • Middle School Girls' Swimming Championship

  • Middle School Track and Field City Championships

  • Middle School Wrestling Practice Begins

Upcoming Events
  • September 2, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 2, 2014

    APS Board of Education Meeting

  • September 3, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 3, 2014

    APS Community Campus P-8 Groundbreaking Ceremony

  • September 4, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 5, 2014

    GED Testing

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