Class of 2023 Graduation Ceremonies
We are excited to share information about our in-person graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2023! Our goal is to celebrate our students while following current health and safety protocols.
Most APS graduation ceremonies will be held at the Ritchie Center at the University of Denver, 2240 Buchtel Blvd. S, Denver, CO 80210. Please see the dates and times below.
We are incredibly proud of our Class of 2023 and look forward to celebrating them!
|SCHOOL / ESCUELA||DATE / FECHA||TIME / HORA|
|Mid-Year Graduations||Thursday, Dec.15, 2022||6 p.m. @ Aurora Public Schools Professional Learning & Conference Center|
|Bright Lights Ceremony
||Friday, April 7, 2023||6 p.m. @ Aurora Municipal Center|
|William Smith High School||Wednesday, May 17, 2023||10 a.m. @ DU Newman Center|
|Hinkley High School||Monday, May 22, 2023||9 a.m.|
|Rangeview High School||Monday, May 22, 2023||2 p.m.|
|Pickens Technical College||Monday, May 22, 2023||7 p.m.|
|Gateway High School||Tuesday, May 23, 2023||8 a.m.|
|Aurora Central High School
||Tuesday, May 23, 2023||12 p.m.|
|Vista PEAK Preparatory||Tuesday, May 23, 2023||
|Aurora West College Preparatory Academy||Tuesday, May 23, 2023||7 p.m.|
Tickets are not needed for admission to the graduation ceremony.
Interpretation will be available through APS Language Services team.
Interpretation will be provided at each ceremony. For a list of languages that will be provided at each of the ceremonies, please go to aurorak12.org/languages.
Health and Safety Information
All guests of the graduation ceremonies will be expected to follow local health restrictions.
Guests should not bring balloons, noise makers or other celebratory items that could negatively impact others from being able to see and hear the entire ceremony. These items should be left in cars or at home.