Apply to Quest

Application Information

Applications for the 2022-23 School Year

Help Sheets for Digital Applications

2022-2023 Paper Applications for Out-of-District Families

Testing Information

Any students currently enrolled in an APS school, including APS Charter Schools, should request testing at their school by November 5th, 2021. If, due to the pandemic, schools cannot do testing, please contact the Quest main office.

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 2021

Applications for 2022-2023 school year are available


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7th, 2021

Prospective Parent Night at Aurora Quest K-8 from 6:00-7:30 PM

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5th, 2021

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.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17th, 2021

Completed Kindergarten 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.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22nd, 2022

Kindergarten testing with a psychologist. Parents will be contacted to schedule appointments for testing and screening.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022

Completed applications for grades 1-8 are due to Aurora Quest K-8 by 3:00 PM.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2022

Kindergarten testing with a psychologist. Parents will be contacted to schedule appointments for testing and screening.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022

Additional Kindergarten screening-if necessary

WEEK OF MARCH 14, 2022

Notification (accepted or wait-listed) letters sent to parents.

APRIL-MAY, 2022

Registration for 2022-2023 school year

Virtual Parent Information Night Presentation on Applying for Quest

Prospective Parent Night.mp4
Prospective Parent Meeting 2020.pptx

Who Should Apply?

Students who will be 5 years old by October 1st, 2022 can apply. Any students applying for Kindergarten will be screened by APS Psychologists.

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.

Click on the link below to learn more about the gifted identification process in Aurora Public Schools.

Kindergarten Parent Information

Parent Meeting Testing Days.pptx