Contact Us
Columbia Middle School
17600 E. Columbia Ave.
Aurora, CO 80013 [map]
Phone: 303-690-6570
Fax: 303-326-1251
24 Hour Attendance Line:
Keep Your School Safe!
Click here to submit your safety concern to APS SafeNet
Gifted & Talented
Aurora Public Schools offers a wide range of services for all identified gifted and talented and high potential students. For more information, visit the AGATE Website.

Columbia’s summer hours and other important information…

The regular school year is now over, and summer school is underway at Columbia Middle School. 5th Block of Instruction will be held from May 26 through June 25.

Columbia's main office is open during 5th Block from 8am to 3:30pm.

Columbia's main office will be closed from June 29 until July 20. We will reopen on July 21st.


Students and Parents will receive our summer mailing no later than July 15th. Please be on the look out for this packet, which will contain all pertinent information regarding the start of the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

If you are planning next year's events (appointments, vacations, etc.) already, please take a look at next year's Conventional Calendar as some breaks and days off are a bit different from last year's calendar.


We have already updated next year's supply list, in case you want to get started with shopping for the fall. Click here for the 2015-2016 Supply List.

APS AQUATICS – Learn To Swim Program!!!

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The Aurora Public Schools provides Adults and Children alike a great opportunity!

The Learn to Swim Program offers new skills in swimming while also giving you confidence in and around the water.  With the support of the American Red Cross, we have developed a safe, successful program providing participants, as young as six months old, a quality swimming experience.

 SwimmerAs part of the Aurora Public School swim program, we also offer:

  • Learn to Swim Program for all ages.
  • A Swim Team (Aurora Tsunami) provides competition for ages 7-18 years of age.(USA Swimming)
  • We also provide a CARA swim and Dive team for any swim level.
  • Jobs, for those wanting to teach others, from Lifeguarding, to teaching in the Learn to Swim Program.
  • Adult and private lessons for participants who need individual attention.

For more information, or if you would like to sign up for lesson or are looking for the right job in aquatics please call our office at 303-365-7809.

Or visit our website:CLICK HERE


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Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year!


M, T, TH, F: 8:00am -4:30pm  

Wednesday: 9:30am-4:30pm

Conventional calendar: District Calendar 2014-2015

Columbia's Calendar of Events 2014-2015

2014-2015 Student and Parent Handbook

Supply List for the 2014-2015 School Year

Summary of Student Guidelines 2014-2015



2013-14 Staff Climate Survey Results

 2012-2013 Staff Climate Survey Results

2011-2012 Staff Climate Survey Results

 2013-14 Student Climate Survey Results

2012-13 Student Climate Survey Results

Student Climate Survey Results 2011-2012

Celebrate Diversity

 This mural was painted with help from Ms. Martinez' art classes!


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Closures & Notices
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