Welcome Wildcats!

APS Vision

Every student shapes a successful future.

Altura Mission

Students will succeed when we build safe, trusting relationships, consistently set high expectations and plan intentionally for academics, behavior, and the emotional well-being of our diverse community.

Altura Elementary School
1650 Altura Blvd.
Aurora, CO 80011 [map]
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Altura celebrates College Awareness throughout the year! In APS, we believe it’s never too early to plan.  We encourage students and staff to wear college shirts on Wednesdays. #aps2020  

Summer Food Service
Summer Food Service
Posted 4 months ago

Aurora Public Schools announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for 2018. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children 18 and under.
Selected schools listed below will be serving breakfast and lunch beginning May 29, Monday through Friday.…

Summer Food Service
Thank You Volunteers!
Thank You Volunteers!
Posted 2 years ago

We want to say Thank You to all of our amazing volunteers!  We appreciate every minute you spent making a difference at Altura.  This year our volunteers put in over 1000 hours of service in our school community.  From chaperoning…

Thank You Volunteers!
Missoula Theatre: Treasure Island, May
Missoula Theatre: Treasure Island, May 14th-18th
Posted 2 years ago

Come show off your acting skills as Altura presents:  Treasure Island with the Missoula Theatre.  Auditions will be Monday, May 14th afterschool.  All ages and acting abilities are welcome.  Students will be required to…

Missoula Theatre:  Treasure Island, May 14th-18th
5th grade Continuation, May 23
5th Grade Continuation, May 23
Posted 2 years ago

5th grade Continuation is on Wednesday, May 23rd at Hinkley High School.  The ceremony begins at 6:00pm in the auditorium.  All 5th grade students should arrive by 5:45pm.  Please remember that there is a no balloon policy at Hinkley High School. …

5th Grade Continuation, May 23
Last Day of School, May 24th
Last Day of School, May 24
Posted 2 years ago

School's out for summer on Thursday, May 24th.  


Last Day of School, May 24


Students and staff returned to their buildings after winter break to find new bond-funded construction and improvements.

Altura received new carpeting in select areas as part of its building renewal package. The building renewal program provides bond funds for facility improvements at every school.

Aurora voters approved the $300 million bond measure in November 2016 to fund new construction, building improvements and technology enhancements at all schools, which benefit all students in the district. To learn more about APS bond projects, visit bond.aurorak12.org


Los estudiantes y miembros del personal regresaron a sus planteles después de las vacaciones de invierno y se encontraron con nuevas construcciones y mejoras, financiadas por el bono escolar.    

Altura recibió alfombras nuevas en áreas selectas como parte de su paquete de renovaciones. El programa de renovación de edificios otorga fondos del bono escolar para mejoras en las instalaciones de cada escuela.

Los votantes de Aurora aprobaron el bono escolar de $300 millones en noviembre del 2016 para financiar nuevas construcciones, mejoras de construcción y tecnología en todas las escuelas, que benefician a todos los estudiantes a lo largo del distrito.  Para saber más acerca de los proyectos del bono escolar de APS, visite la página Web: bond.aurorak12.org



You can read the Comcast Letter here:  Comcast Essentials Letter