the power of curiosity

the power of collaboration

the power of agility

the joy of learning

Like progressive education, our students are multifaceted. Their minds are sharp, and their hearts are open. In them, our teachers foster academic strength and the ability to solve problems on the one hand, and communication and social justice on the other.

Aurora’s most unique trait is our multi-graded classrooms. Grouping two grades in each classroom (Kindergarten and 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 4th and 5th), gives older students the opportunity to mentor, and younger students the benefit of receiving guidance from their peers.

Whether students or teachers, parents or staff, our community practices kindness and inclusivity, and moves through the world with intention. We look forward to meeting you.

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Small People

Creating leaders of every age
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Small School

105 Students in Grades K-5
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Small Classes

Average class size is 17

Remote Learning

On Monday, March 16—with families sheltering in place—Aurora teachers began delivering lessons remotely. They rose to the occasion swiftly, recording their lessons, checking in regularly via Facetime, and providing online resources to support their students and families in these challenging times. Here’s a sample of a K/1 reading lesson, courtesy of Annalyse.

To learn more, visit our Remote Learning page.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the classroom

Recent diversity, equity, and inclusion topics have included the origin of skin color; the gender spectrum; immigration; and music and mass movements as resistance. For a glimpse of our classrooms in action, watch the video recaps below.