Aurora School

  • Aurora School`s mission is to nurture children`s love of learning by cultivating academic excellence, emotional intelligence and social engagement.
  • Aurora is well known for it's progressive elementary education program.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedIndividual assessments required
Year Founded1988
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students109 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Aurora School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,750
% on Financial Aid
42%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLisa Piccione

School Notes

  • At Aurora, we are fortunate to be able to focus on a stellar K-5 school experience for our students. All of our energy is invested in best practices for children in the elementary grades. Aurora students are encouraged to be engaged learners in a multi-age classroom environment that fosters the skills required for a lifetime of success. Our talented teachers provide a safe learning atmosphere that extends beyond the classroom to every aspect of the school. The result is that Aurora graduates have a strong and solid foundation for middle school and beyond.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 686 students
    0.9 miles
    1 Hiller Dr
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)843-2512
    0.9 K-12
    686
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 876 students
    2.6 miles
    4315 Lincoln Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)531-1300
    2.6 K-12
    876
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-8 | 302 students
    1.6 miles
    360 42nd St
    Oakland, CA 94609
    (510)653-0317
    1.6 K-8
    302
  • Oakland
    Grades: NS-8 | 418 students
    3 miles
    3245 Sheffield Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)534-0800
    3 NS-8
    418
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-5 | 137 students
    5 miles
    5000 Macarthur Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94613
    (510)430-2118
    5 K-5
    137

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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $17,744 for elementary schools and $19,437 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).