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Altura Elementary
1650 Altura Blvd.
Aurora, CO 80011 [map]
Fax: 303-326-1204
Jennifer Harrington
Paul Tancrede
Asst. Principal
Rita Affleck
Gifted & Talented
Aurora Public Schools offers a wide range of services for all identified gifted and talented and high potential students. For more information, visit the AGATE Website.
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Altura Positive Behavior Principles

  • R = Responsible -  I act with honesty and integrity. I am prepared and in charge of my own behavior.
  • O = Outstanding - I persevere and work toward excellence in everything I do, even when it’s challenging.
  • A = Always Safe - I make choices that keep me and others safe!
  • R = Respectful -    I take pride in myself, my attitude, my environment, and the way I treat people.

APS Vision:

Every student shapes a successful future.

Altura’s Mission:

All students will gain the knowledge, values, and skills to excel as learners in order to meet or exceed standards and contribute to their community as responsible, outstanding, safe and respectful citizens.

2015-2016 School Hours
8:35 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Preschool Hours
AM 8:35 – 11:20
PM 12:20 – 3:05

1650 Altura Boulevard
Aurora, Co. 80011
Phone: 303-340-3500
Fax: 303-326-1204

Quick Links

Altura is a uniform school. Acceptable shirt colors are plain blue, black white or gray.  Please click the Uniform Policy link for more information.

  • Enrollment starts July 27 at 8:30 a.m.
  • First day of school, grades 1-5 – August 13
  • First day of school, Kindergarten, Preschool – August 18
  • Kindergarten Testing – August 10-13, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Grades 1 – 5 Testing – August 11 and 12, 8:30 – 3:30
  • Enrollment starts July 27 at 8:30 a.m.
  • View the Altura Calendar

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