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Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Alternative
Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Progressive
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Learning Resource Specialist
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 73% 26%
Two or more races 11% 3%
Hispanic 7% 52%
Black 6% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Clubs (misc.) Circus Arts
  Green
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Arts and crafts
Cooking club
Community service
Drama club
Gardening
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Woodshop
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name Aurora Extended Care
About the program The Extended Care program at Aurora School serves students who need before and/or after school care. The program is designed to integrate with our school-wide social emotional curriculum and offer children an array of enrichment and recreational activities. In this way the Aurora Extended Care program gives children a positive, educational and fun extension of their school day. It gives parents peace of mind to know that their children are in a supervised, safe, secure and familiar environment.
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Athletics
Operated by Josh Johnson, Director
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 2:00 PM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Call
Visit website
Website Http://auroraschool.org/extended-care-camps/extended-care
Phone number 510-428-2606

After school program

Program name Aurora Enrichment Classes
About the program Enrichment Classes at Aurora offer students a chance to explore a topic in depth after school right on the Aurora campus. Classes are offered in the Fall, Winter and Spring. Each class meets weekly after school for 8 weeks. Students may sign up for Enrichment Classes whether or not they participate in Aurora's Extended Care program. There is an additional cost to participate in Enrichment Classes.
Types of activities Arts
Academic
Athletic
Operated by Josh Johnson, Director
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Start time 2:20 PM
End time 4:30 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? No
How can parents find out more about fees? Call
Website
Website Http://auroraschool.org/extended-care-camps/enrichment-classes
Phone number 510-428-2606

Summer program

Program name Aurora Summer Camps
About the program Aurora School is well known for its July Theater Arts Camp with musical instrument building, set design and a rich mix of singing, dancing and acting. Specialty Half Day Camps run in July for families looking to mix and match half day camps to vary their child’s camp experiences. In addition, in June and August Aurora offers Full Day Camps, full of arts and crafts, sports and games, plus a different specialized activity each week. Extended Care is offered for all camps.
Types of activities Arts
Athletic
Science Nature
Technology
Operated by Josh Johnson, Director
Dates offered (start) 06/24/2013
Dates offered (end) 08/09/2013
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 9:00 AM
End time 4:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Call
Website
Website Http://auroraschool.org/summer-camps
Phone number 510-428-2606

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Korean
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://auroraschool.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012