Basic school information
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Academic focus and philosophy
|Educational philosophy and approach to learning||
Vanguard Classical School embraces the classical education model, using Core Knowledge, Singapore Math, and Riggs Phonics to build a rigorous academic program. The school offers a fully inclusive learning environment for students with disabilities and provides extensive support in special education.
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including: Choir / Chorus
Choir / Chorus
|World languages taught||
including: Art room
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|Special education program details||
Vanguard Classical School provides services to students with disabilities according to their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). We hire our own service providers for School Psychology, SLP, PT and OT. We hire certified teachers with degrees and/or endorsements in Special Education to provide instruction, and to manage accommodations and assessments. Our students with disabilities are fully included in the general education classroom as much as possible.
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|English Language Learner program details||
Vanguard Classical School is part of the Aurora Public School District and participates in all district and state testing to identify English Language Learners. Our teachers work to support these learners with language support and specialized instruction aligned with our curriculum.
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including: Technology club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
|Extended care / Extended programs||
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|After school end time||
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
|Parent involvement details||
The Parent Partnership is made up of Vanguard families who support positive relationships with VCS teachers & staff, organize school-wide activities, and raise funds for school-wide expenditures. Be involved in your child's school and make a difference ...JOIN US!
|Approach to addressing and preventing bullying||
Vanguard Classical School uses our character education program to build strong character in a positive learning environment. The school uses the PBiS system to manage expectations and we communicate with parents promptly when concerns arise.
Behavioral health specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
|World languages spoken by staff||
Vanguard Classical School has experienced a change in leadership in the past year. The new team is focused on building positive partnerships with parents to support high student achievement. Join us as we create a community of learners!
|Application/ enrollment process details||
Vanguard Classical School is a school of choice. VCS will not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, ancestry or need for special education services. We encourage parents to review carefully the VCS Charter, Framework, Policies, Handbook, and Curriculum and to enroll their children if they value and support the school’s philosophy and educational offering. Parents must attend an Parent Information Night to submit an Intent to Enroll form.
|Ways to enroll/attend this school||
Apply to the school