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Debbie Washington


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Phone: 907-742-0300

Fax: 907-742-0322

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5085 10th Street, JBER, Alaska 99506

Aurora Elementary School

School hours: 9:15 a.m – 3:45p.m.


School staff

Administrative Assistant




School Business Partners

First National Bank Alaska, JBER branch

JBER School Partnership Program 59th Signal Battalion

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About our school:

Aurora Elementary is a culturally responsive school, fostering a climate of respect for all students, parents and staff. Serving our military families is first and foremost for our staff. We work closely with our families to ease transitions so common for the children of our military professionals.  Professionally sound and appropriate learning experiences are provided to meet each student's abilities. We proudly serve the families of those that serve our country.


Grade levels: K-6  |  Number of students: 392

Mascot: Soaring Eagles  |  Colors: Royal blue & gold

Motto or slogan: Soar to Success


Performance assessments and surveys

Several reports and data that assess this school's performance, goals, student issues, community input and more can be found on the performance assessments and surveys page.


Apply to attend

Students who do not reside within this school's neighborhood boundary and those who do not currently attend the school need to apply through the school lottery or zone exemption system using the "Apply" link below. NOTE: only those who have JBER access can apply as Aurora Elementary School is within the confines of the federal facility. 


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