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Iowa Elementary School

Our students CAN and WILL change the world!

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2021 - 2022 Student Check in starts July 1st 2021 - Please call the school for any questions

August 12th 2021 - First Day of School for Grades 1-5

August 18th 2021- First Day of School for PreK and Kinder

August 7th 2021 - Back to School Kick Off 10AM-12:30PM - Town Center of Aurora

2021 - 2022 School Year Supplies List

Copy of Iowa Elementary School Supply List 2021-22 - English
Copy of Iowa Elementary School Supply List 2021-22 - Spanish
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The parking lot is for staff and volunteers ONLY! Please park on the street (not the fire lane) when dropping off or picking up your students. Thanks!

Home of the Bears!

Principal: Jason Smith
Assistant Principal: Kim Jansen
Dean of Students: Sally Myers

Secretary: Isela CortesClerk: Allison QuinnHealth Clerk: Annette Gray

Phone: 303-751-3660 Attendance: 303-326-1617
Fax: 303-326-1217

School Hours for the 2021-22 School Year

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. for K-5
Dismissal: 3:30 p.m. for K-5
Breakfast in the Classroom: 8:40AM-9:10AM
(Please DO NOT arrive at school before 8:40 a.m.)
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Our Mission

Our Purpose

Iowa cultivates an engaging environment where relationships are the integral part of growth and success. We ensure our students are empowered when challenged, can think critically, and are accountable to achieve in an ever-changing world.

We exist to provide students with a positive and challenging learning environment in order to prepare them for success in an ever-changing world.

Important Links

Absence Reporting

Upcoming Events

Office Hours: 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Absence Reporting: 303-326-1617

Please call in absences before 8:00 A.M. on the day of the absence or leave a message on the answering machine before or after office hours.

Please give:

  • Child's name

  • Date and reason for absence

  • Name of person calling



Free Summer Meals for Everyone June 1st through August- 6th!

During summer break, Aurora Public Schools will be distributing FREE breakfast, lunch and dinner. All three meals, which include vegetarian options, will be available together for pickup through a grab-and-go system beginning June 1 and lasting through August 6.

Details on the summer food program can be found below.

Visit AURORAK12.ORG/VACCINE for FREE vaccinations!


Check Your Student in for the 2021-22 School Year!

Use the Online Student Check-In System to update your student and family information, apply or re-apply for free and reduced lunch, and check them in for the 2021-22 school year!

Use el Sistema de Actualización de Datos en Línea para actualizar la Información de los estudiantes y la familia, aplicar para recibir alimentos gratuitos o a precio reducido y asegurar que su hijo esté listo para el año escolar 2021-22.

Download the APS Mobile App for Iowa!

Download and install the APS Mobile App on your phone from either the Apple Store or Google Play Store and register your student for Iowa Elementary. The mobile app will then be customized for Iowa!

View the presentation at the right to learn how to install and register, or view the full screen presentation here.


APS 2020 Backpack Checklists

APS 2020 Backpack Checklists - English & Spanish