Home of the Wolverines!

Side Creek Elementary

Reaching for Excellence!

Welcome to Side Creek Elementary School...

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Home of the Wolverines!

Principal - Nelson Van Vranken

Vice Principal - Laura Cooper

Phone: 303-755-1785

Bell Times for the 2021-22 School Year

First Bell at 7:55 a.m.
School Hours - 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Preschool Hours Morning - 7:50 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Hours Afternoon - 11:40 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.
Full Day Preschool Hours - 7:50 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.
Morning Supervision does not begin until 7:40 a.m.

Office Hours - 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


We exist to inspire a community of learners who are respectful, responsible and ready to develop the skills necessary to shape successful futures.


Side Creek students believe they can achieve, learn and grow through communication and collaboration. Our staff is committed to partnering with students and families in support of this vision.

Important School Information

First Day of School:

Aug. 12: Grades 1-5
Aug. 18: Kindergarten, Preschool

Latest News

Upcoming Events

APS Back to School Kickoff Aug. 7 2021 flyer

APS 13th Annual Back to School Kickoff on Aug. 7!

For more information, visit aurorak12.org/kickoff. We hope to see you there!

Free Lunch Distribution for Students June 1 through Aug. 6

During summer break, Aurora Public Schools will be distributing FREE breakfast, lunch and dinner.