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Whether you are continuing your college education or have children to settle into a new school you will find a perfect situation at Buckley. The local communities offer a wide variety of Colleges and Universities. School districts in the area are well rated and offer a wide variety of educational options.


The Community College of Aurora offers programs to prepare students to become
leaders in a changing world. Classes embark upon the new frontier of cyberspace, free trade and infinite technological growth. Students either start their university education, or earn a degree or certificate leading straight to employment in:
          *        Criminal Justice
          *        Biotechnology and Science
          *        Emergency Medical Providers
          *        Film/Video Technology
          *        Computers
          *        Diesel Mechanics
          *        Police and Firefighting
          *        And much more.
CCA specializes in affordability, opportunity, personalized service, and Internet, hybrid, evening & weekend classes, even a guaranteed schedule that allows full-time workers to earn an Associate of Arts degree in 24 months.

 CentreTech Campus                                Lowry Campus

 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway                  710 Alton Way
 Aurora, CO 80011                                    Denver, CO 80230
 303-360-4700                                          303-340-7093


Pre-K Education-

Most local school districts do not have a free Pre-K program for every student.  There are several programs available for special needs and low income children.  Call the district you will be living in for more information on these programs.  Children residing in Peak View Estates base housing will attend these schools:   K - 8 attend Murphy Creek Elementary School,  9 - 12 attend Gateway High School.

Aurora Public School District-
Address: 1085 Peoria Street, Aurora 80011
Phone number: (303)344-8060

This is the school district which surrounds Buckley AFB.  Children living in Base Housing on Fitzsimons will also attend this district.

APS is one of the largest in the state including 41 schools with 24,000 students.  A variety of programs should encourage learning for all developmental levels from special needs to the Aurora Gifted and Talented Experience Program.

Schools in the District:

Altura Elementary
Arkansas Elementary
Aurora Academy Charter
Aurora Century
Aurora Frontier
Aurora Quest
Boston Elementary
Clyde Miller Elementary
Crawford Elementary
Dalton Elementary
Dartmouth Elementary
Elkhart Elementary
Fletcher Elementary
Fulton Elementary
Iowa Elementary
Jamaica Elementary
Jewell Elementary
Kenton Elementary
Lansing Elementary
Laredo Elementary
Lyn Knoll Elementary
Montview Elementary
Murphy Creek Elementary
Paris Elementary Park Lane Elementary
Peoria Elementary
Sable Elementary
Side Creek Elementary
Sixth Avenue Elementary
Tollgate Elementary
Vassar Elementary
Vaughn Elementary
Virginia Court Elementary
Wheeling Elementary
Yale Elementary
Aurora Hills Middle School
Columbia Middle School
East Middle School
Mrachek Middle School
North Middle School
South Middle School
West Middle School
Aurora Central High School
Gateway High School
Hinkley High School
Rangeview High School

Cherry Creek School District-
Address: 4700 S. Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village, 80111
Phone number: (303)773-1184

This School District is also close to the Base. 

This large district includes 112 schools in 5 cities.  Cherry Creek offers a terrific academic opportunity with a variety of programs for all educational levels.

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