School Information

Lansing Elementary Community School
Address: 551 Lansing Street  Aurora, Colorado 80010
Phone: 303-364-8297
Fax: 303-326-1224
School Type: Elementary: Preschool-5th grade 
School District: Aurora Public Schools (APS)
Political District: Adams-Arapahoe 28J
Instagram Username: @lansingelementary
We use a texting app called Talking Points.  We encourage parents download the app  to get the maximum use of texting with the teachers. 
School Hours: 7:40am-2:15pm 
First Bell Rings: 7:40am
Tardy Bell Rings: 7:45am
Last Bell Rings: 2:15pm
Office Hours: 7:15am-3:15pm
We open our doors at 7:30am for all students.  Although the first bell does not ring until 7:40am, we want to give students the chance to come in to school, unpack and eat breakfast.  Breakfast is served to all students for free, regardless of your family's financial situation. We hope this 'soft start' gives you and your child a stress-free start to the school day.


Preschool Days: Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (No preschool on Fridays)
Preschool Hours: AM Session: 7:40am-10:30am, PM Session: 11:30am-2:15pm
Mascot: Leopard 
Colors: Blue and White
School Purpose Statement: By designing equitable experiences, we empower learners to develop agency within their community. 
School Mission: A safe place to learn and grow. 
School Vision: Lansing is a safe and supportive center of partnerships and develops students who succeed academically and personally. 
Positive Behavior Intervention Support Acronym:
PRIDE: Positive, Respectful, Integrity, Determined, Empathy
Center-Based Programming: DHH 
We are the center-based program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students (DHH). This means that the resources needed to serve theses students are centered at our school and these students are bussed to our school to access these resources. These resources include specially-trained, licensed Teachers of the Deaf, Audiologists, Sign-Language Interpreters, and other students who identify as deaf to build a Deaf community. We are privileged to have about 40 DHH students as part of our school.
Demographics (Updated 6-1-21)
  • 93% Free or Reduced Lunch (FRL): We are a Title 1 School 
  • 46% English Language Learners (ELL)
  • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.6% Asian
  • 24.7% Black or African American
  • 48% Hispanic or Latino
  • 9.4% White
  • 3.3% Native American or Hawaiian
  • 9.2% Two or More Races
  • 69% Student Stability
Class Sizes 
At Lansing, we serve about 400 students in grades preschool-5th grade. We have between two and three sections at every grade level and our class sizes range from 18-25 students per class.
  • 80% of our certified staff have advanced degrees with an average of 9 years of experience.  
Updated: August 17, 2021 — 3:11 pm