Apply to Quest
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 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.
Registration for 2019-2020 school year
Parent Information Night Presentation on Applying for Quest
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.