In November 2008 Aurora voters approved a $215 million bond issue to fund building and technology improvements throughout the district. The bond construction program will provide approximately $201 million for building improvements and nearly $14 million for technology. Construction will be completed over a five-year period, beginning in 2009 and ending in 2015....
Due to enrollment growth over the last seven years, APS has experienced overcrowding at many of its schools. Nearly one-third of APS schools are at or above 90 percent of total capacity, even with mobile classrooms on site. APS has engaged stakeholders on a variety of options and solutions to address this challenge for more than two years.
On Nov. 10, the APS Board of Education provided direction to address projected school enrollment and capacity challenges. Prior to determining next steps, the Board considered feedback from nearly 1,600 stakeholders as part of a community engagement process on school capacity options that started in spring 2015.
Ten APS schools earned more than $29,000 in cash awards for reducing energy use in the district’s spring 2015 Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge.
The top-performing schools and clubs in the high school, middle school and elementary school categories are:
- Hinkley High School Green Echoes - $10,575 (Pictured right)
- Aurora West College Preparatory Academy Choices Club - $8,550
- Fulton Academy of Excellence ELD Green Team - $3,568