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.

Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures


Please help us keep our students safe by following the drop-off and pick-up procedures established by the District specifically for Columbia Middle School.

Download Traffic Flier Drop off and Pick Up info 2015-2016


Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year!

Columbia’s Story - Our Beliefs About Student Learning
Our job is to accelerate learning for every APS student, every day. We believe that all students will learn and find academic achievement at higher levels. It is our commitment to create an environment in our classrooms and in our building resulting in high levels of performance and growth within our community of learners. We are confident that, with our support, students will master challenging academic material and become empowered learners. We are all accountable for our part in the success of every member of our learning community. We are prepared, dedicated and determined to work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues and our community to achieve a shared educational purpose that elevates ALL. Our community needs us to do our job!



M, T, TH, F: 8:00am -4:30pm  

Wednesday: 9:30am-4:30pm

Click here for the 2015-2016 Staff Contact List.

Click here for the 2015-2016 Columbia Calendar of Events.

Click here for the 2015-2016 APS Conventional Calendar.

Click here for the 2015-2016 Supply List.

Click here for the September 2015 Breakfast and Lunch menu.



Beginning of Year Letter - 6th Grade Team

Beginning of Year Letter - 7th Grade Team

Beginning of Year Letter - 8th Grade Team

Beginning of Year Letter - Elective Classes Team

APS AQUATICS – Learn To Swim Program!!!

APS Logo


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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Climate Survey Results


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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