Apply to Quest

Application Information

Applications for the 2023-24 School Year are now available.

Help Sheets for In-District Digital Applications

Help Sheets for Out-of-District Digital Applications Coming Soon

2023-2024 Paper Applications

Testing Information

Any students currently enrolled in an APS school, including APS Charter Schools, should request testing at their school by November 4th, 2022. If 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, September 30, 2022

Applications for 2023-2024 school year are available at 3:00 PM.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6th, 2022 and

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 2022

Prospective Parent Night from 6:00-7:30 PM at Aurora Public Schools Professional Learning Conference Center in Mt. Massive (15701 E. 1st Ave., Aurora, CO 80011).

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, 2022

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 16th, 2022

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

Applications turned in after the deadline will be placed on the application wait-list.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27th, 2023

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 wait-list.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28th, 2023

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

Testing, by appointment, for students in grades 1-8 who have not had CogAT testing.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11th, 2023

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 2023

Additional Kindergarten screening-if necessary

WEEK OF MARCH 10th, 2023

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

APRIL-MAY, 2023

Registration for 2023-2024 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, 2023 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