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K-5|Private
110 students
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School leader:  Abigayil Koss
40 Dulwich Road
Oakland, CA 94618

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(510) 428-2606
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"Aurora School is best known for its excellent progressive elementary education.."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Graphics, Choir / Chorus, Theory, Creative writing...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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25 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · May 26, 2016
I have to disagree with the parent who posted about Aurora students not being prepared for middle school. That was not our experience at all. Our son, who is very academic, thrived at Aurora and is having a great experience in middle school (he... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 07, 2016
The school does well on social-emotional curriculum. But they struggle with academics. Over the years, various kids have complained that Aurora didn't prepare them sufficiently for middle school. Many reported needing at least 3 to 6 months to... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 13, 2015
We love Aurora School! The teachers and staff are amazing, very knowledgeable and professional, and maintain a nurturing and welcoming environment for the students. Teachers give their full attention to each student, focusing on individual skill... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 12, 2015
Every week something that happens that makes us so happy to be at Aurora. Our daughter attended local public school for kindergarten and had a very difficult year. We searched carefully to find a better fit for first grade and have never... more

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About this school

There are many ways to be a leader, and we at Aurora School believe students should practice them all. Every day, we give students of different ages opportunities to work together side-by-side and learn from one another what it means to step up academically and socially. The world needs leaders who are as heart smart as they are head smart, and that’s precisely how Aurora graduates are described when they go on to the schools of their choice.

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Last modified: May 26, 2016
Last modified Aurora School is a Private school that serves grades K-5
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