Apply to Quest

Application Information

Applications for the 2021-22 School Year:

Testing Information

Any students currently enrolled in an APS school, including APS Charter Schools, should request testing at their school by November 2nd, 2020.

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

OCTOBER 1st, 2020

Applications for 2021-2022 school year are available

NOVEMBER 2nd, 2020

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 18th, 2020, FRIDAY

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.


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.

JANUARY 23 and February 6, 2021, SATURDAY, by appointment

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

February 20, SATURDAY, 2021

Additional Kindergarten screening-if necessary

WEEK OF MARCH 15, 2021

Notification (accepted or wait-listed) letters sent to parents. Notification dates subject to change pending budget allocations.


Registration for 2021-2022 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, 2021 can apply. Any students applying for Kindergarten will be screened by APS Psychologists on January 23rd, 2021 or February 6th, 2021.

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