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Aurora Quest K-8
17315 E. 2nd Ave.
Aurora, CO 80011 [map]
Fax: 303-326-1237

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Clinic: 303-326-1537

Kelsey Haddock, Principal
Jesus Germes, Assistant Principal
Pamela Birx, Dean of Students
Desarae Reese, Athletics Director
Rob Lipson, Counselor
Shauna Veen, Counselor
Judy Goos, Secretary
Cindy Stoeber, Registrar

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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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Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year:

Kindergarten Application

Kindergarten Application - SPANISH

1st and 2nd Grade Application

1st and 2nd grade Application - SPANISH

3rd - 5th grade Application

3rd - 5th grade Application - SPANISH

6th - 8th grade Application

6th - 8th Grade Application - SPANISH



Any students currently enrolled in an APS school, including APS Charter Schools, should request testing at their school.

Any students currently NOT enrolled in an APS school (home school, private school, out-of-district) will require $100 testing fee as part of the application process. 

Application Process Timeline:

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 – Applications for 2019-2020 school year are available

OCTOBER 29, 2018 – Deadline for parents to notify the Gifted and Talented (GT) Leader at their child’s school that they intend to apply to Quest. The applications for APS students applying for grades 1st-8th must include the GT Leader form and signature.

December 21, 2018, FRIDAY – Completed K-8 applications are due to Aurora Quest K-8, by 3:00 p.m.

Applications turned in after the deadline will be placed on the application waitlist.

JANUARY 12 and January 26, 2019, SATURDAY, by appointment – Kindergarten DAS testing with a psychologist. Parents will be contacted to schedule appointments for testing and screening.

February 9, SATURDAY, 2019– Additional Kindergarten screening-if necessary

WEEK OF MARCH 21, 2019– Notification (accepted or wait-listed) letters sent to parents. Notification dates subject to change pending budget allocations.

APRIL-MAY, 2019– Registration for 2019-2020 school year

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Who should apply?

Students who will be 5 years old by October 1st, 2019 can apply. Any students applying for Kindergarten will be screened by APS Psychologists on January 12th, 2019 or January 26th, 2019.

Current K-7th grade students who have been identified as Gifted or High Potential Learners. Your student must be identified as gifted or high potential in order to apply. 








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