New Website!

Our School District has a new website - check out the new page to get up-to-date information.

Open House

Open House for all buildings has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Please contact your child's building for more information.

School Supply Lists

Please check back as all supply lists are not available at this time.


Pate Early Childhood

Robinson Elementary

Robinson Intermediate

Aurora Junior High

Aurora High School

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Asst. Superintendent's Message

The 2014-15 school year has officially ended and we look forward to the 2015-16 school year. School will officially begin on Thursday, August 13 th . Thanks to all parents, grandparents, and ...more

HS Graduation Online!

Did you miss the HS Graduation Ceremony?
You can catch it on YouTube later tonight at the link below:


The Aurora R-VIII School District is seeking applicants for substitute teaching. Substitute teacher requirements include: 60 college credit hours, a substitute certificate (obtained from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education), and an acceptable background check. 

Applications can be found at the following link: Applications

You may also obtain an application from the district office at 409 W. Locust. 

More information can be found here: Substitute Teacher Guide

For any questions, please call 678-3373 or Billy Redus at 229-0277.

Teacher of the Month

Jimmy Michel Motors has once again teamed up with the Aurora School District to sponsor our Teacher of the Month program.   Winners of the award will have a new car to drive for a month compliments of Jimmy Michel Motors. The award is based on criteria including teacher evaluation, perfect attendance, and service above and beyond for students.  All certified teachers are eligible for the award.  The Aurora R-VIII School District would like to thank Jimmy Michel motors for this generous gift and unique partnership.


APRIL 2015

Jessica Kristek is our Teacher of the Month for April. Ms. Kristek is a 2nd grade teacher at Pate Early Childhood Center.


MARCH 2015


Ann Parsons is our Teacher of the Month for March. Mrs. Parsons is a teacher at the Alternative School.




David Brown is our Teacher of the Month for February. Mr. Brown is a 4th grade teacher at Robinson Elementary.




Lori Rook is our Teacher of the Month for January. Mrs. Rook is a Math teacher at Aurora Junior High.





Kenna McCleery is our Teacher of the Month for December. Mrs. McCleery is a Reading teacher at Robinson Elementary.



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Courtney Mills is our Teacher of the Month for November. Ms. Mills is a 2nd grade teacher at Pate Early Childhood Center.




Leanne Cope is our Teacher of the Month for October. Mrs. Cope is a Science teacher at Aurora High School.



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Christi Thomas is our Teacher of the Month for September. Mrs. Thomas is a Language Arts and Social Studies teacher at Aurora Junior High.


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Superintendent's Message

Each year I look forward to the start of school. There is something special about the fresh start and the arrival of a new year. We hope that this is an exceptional year for our students and we want ...more


August 11 - Open House - all buildings 6-8 pm

August 13 - First Day of 15/16 School Year

August 14 - 1/2 day dismissal

August 21 - 1/2 day dismissal

August 28 - 1/2 day dismissal

September 4 - 1/2 day dismissal

September 7 - Labor Day - No School

September 11 - 1/2 day dismissal

September 18 - 1/2 day dismissal

September 25 - 1/2 day dismissal

October 2 - 1/2 day dismissal

October 9 - 1/2 day dismissal

October 16 - 1/2 day dismissal

October 23 - Fall break - No School

October 30 - 1/2 day dismissal

November 6 - 1/2 day dismissal

November 15 - 1/2 day dismissal

November 20 - 1/2 day dismissal

November 23-27 - Thanksgiving break - No School

December 4 - 1/2 day dismissal

December 11 - 1/2 day dismissal

December 18 - 1/2 day dismissal

December 21-31 - Christmas break - No School

January 1-4 - New Year's break - No School

January 8 - 1/2 day dismissal

January 15 - 1/2 day dismissal

January 18 - MLK Day - No School

January 22 - 1/2 day dismissal

January 29 - 1/2 day dismissal

February 5 - 1/2 day dismissal

February 12-15 - February Break - No School

February 19 - 1/2 day dismissal

February 26 - 1/2 day dismissal

March 4 - 1/2 day dismissal

March 11 - 1/2 day dismissal

March 18 - 1/2 day dismissal

March 25-28 - March break - No School

April 1 - 1/2 day dismissal

April 8 - 1/2 day dismissal

April 15-18 - April break - No School

April 22 - 1/2 day dismissal

April 29 - 1/2 day dismissal

May 6 - 1/2 day dismissal

May 15 - 1/2 day dismissal

May 17 - Last Day of School - 1/2 day dismissal


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