The Sentinel: Construction of new school on former Lyn Knoll Elementary begins

Aurora Public Schools broke ground this week on a P-8 school on the site of the former Lyn Knoll Elementary, which closed last year.

Artist Rendering of New P8 School on the Lyn Knoll CampusThis is the second P-8 the district is beginning to build in two weeks, following a groundbreaking last week for a P-8 in the Aurora Highlands community.

The yet to be named school will serve students in preschool through 8th grade, and is scheduled to open for the 2023-2024 school year. It will serve students in the Del Mar neighborhood of western Aurora, and is the first APS school in that neighborhood to be built in 60 years, according to a Thursday news release from the district.

A boundary process will take place in the next several months to determine where exactly students will be zoned from to attend the new school, and the district will also seek community input on the school’s name, colors and mascot, the release said.

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