Aurora School

Tel: (510)428-2606
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
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 by GradeAurora 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
37%
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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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $17,635 for elementary schools and $18,265 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).