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Vassar Elementary
18101 E. Vassar Pl.
Aurora, CO 80013 [map]
Phone: 303-752-3772
FAX: 303-326-1241
Attendance: 303-326-1641
Snow Day: 303-326-1080

Stacey Stuart
:: Principal
Janelle Treese
:: Asst. Principal
Debbie Smith
:: Secretary
Pam Whyte
:: Enrollment Clerk

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Vassar Elementary School

 VASSAR 2018-19

   BELL TIMES 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM

Students may be dropped off at 8:25 a.m. on the back playground when staff is outside to supervise.

Parents of returning students are required to complete the Check-in Application before school starts. This online systems replaces all the back to school paperwork parents used to fill out. Click on the link below: 


Parents may also access the Check-in application by going through 

Parent Portal:  https://sis.aps.k12.co.us/campus/portal/aurora.jsp  

Email the school clerk, Pam Whyte if you need your Parent Portal user name. 

Parents will need their children's "Student I.D. Number" which can be found on their report card. Please email Pam Whyte the school Enrollment Clerk if you need your children's I.D. Number: Email:  pwhyte@aurorak12.org


Register for school - Fall 2018-19 

All families should register online from home on any computer or smart phone with internet access. 



Register for Preschool 2018-19 

The online screening and appointment scheduler can be found on the ECE Website at http://ece.aurorak12.org/enrollment


Address Change Tool: https://webapps.aps.k12.co.us/onlineaddresschange/entry.aspx


Saturday, August 4th - Aurora Public Schools - Back to School Kickoff at the Aurora Town Center (Aurora Mall) Click on the link for more information:  Aurora Public Schools - Back to School Kickoff

August 6  Vassar Back to School Night & Ice Cream Social Grades 1-5 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

August  7th Literacy Testing for NEW students to Vassar. Returning students will not need to test.

August  9 First day of school - Grades 1st -5th    

August 9  Kindergarten & Preschool Orientation at 6:00 p.m.

August  13 First day of school - Kindergarten & Preschool



 Raise All Students’ Achievement

  • Teachers plan differentiated instruction
  • Students have opportunities to demonstrate, apply, and make thinking visible
  • Students are engaged in rigorous, needs based instruction

 Close Achievement Gap

  • Teachers collaborating strategically to ensure student learning
  • Strong instruction to facilitate each students’ next learning step
  • Every student will show academic growth

Positive and Safe Environment

  • Safe environment where risk taking means opportunities to learn and grow
  • Learning within an environment of respect for ourselves and others
  • Every student is valued for who they are and their assets

Click on link important-reminders


 APS TRANSPORTATION - 303-326-1986   160 Airport Blvd. Aurora CO

Find your child's bus stop    http://www.infofinderi.com/ifi/?cid=APS2BC7TUNEP   


 Breakfast is served at Vassar every morning at 8:25 a.m. for $.1.40 cents.
Lunch cost is $2.60 - menu link at the top. Students may purchase a milk for .75 if they bring a sack lunch.

Kinder   11:15-11:35 11:35-11:55
1st 11:30-11:50 11:50-12:10
2nd 11:45-12:05 12:05-12:25
DLC 12:00-12:20 12:20-12:40
3rd 12:05-12:25 12:25-12:45
4th 12:20-12:40 12:40-1:00
5th 12:35-12:55 12:55-1:15

Kids Connection Daycare provides before and after school care at Vassar
Before School:  6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - $7.75 per day
After School:  3:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - $9.75 per day
Call Krystal Schnell at 303-326-2066.


Music Website:  https://sites.google.com/a/aurorak12.org/vassar-elementary-music/ 


 PTO EMAIL ADDRESS:    vassarelementarypto@gmail.com
PTO Voice Mail: 303-326-2000 ext 65452

Vassar Prairie Hawks Library Link

APS 2020 Strategic Plan

APS Nondiscrimination Notice from the Legal Office 

Anytime Aurora Public Schools leaders make the decision to close schools or dismiss schools early, questions come up about our process.  As a result, we have updated the APS Incident Response Team Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in relation to the Sept. 12 early dismissals and Sept. 13 closures.  Please see the attached FAQs, in English and Spanish, at http://aurorak12.org/2013/09/17/closure-dismissal-faq/


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District Notices
Upcoming Events
  • July 30, 2018

    New Teachers Report to Building

  • July 31, 2018

    New Teachers Report to District

  • August 1, 2018

    New Teachers Report to District

  • August 2, 2018

    All Teachers Report to Building

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