VCS will remain in the Remote Learning Module at least through February 5, 2021.
Contact Us

West Campus
P: 303.691.2384
F: 303.226.5529

East Campus
P: 303.338.4110
F: 303.338.4129


West Campus
801 Yosemite St.
Denver, CO 80230

East Campus
17101 East Ohio Dr.
Aurora, CO 80017


Welcome to VCS East, Future Hawks!

FREE Before and After Care!

At VCS, we are aware of the challenges many families face when trying to get their children to school and make it to work on time. We have a solution for you!

As early as 6:30 am, we will provide a safe place for students to come to school early to read, study, or work on other tasks. Additionally, from 3:15 pm-6:00 pm, students are welcome to stay after school to work on homework, have some outside time, or play games.

These services are FREE for our K-8 students. read that right...FREE!

Regular instructional time will begin at 7:50 am, and will end at 3:15 pm for K-6, and 3:24 pm for 7-12.

Enrollment Application

Vanguard Classical School East is a K-12 public charter school authorized by the Aurora Public School District. Every day, we strive to deliver a high quality and equitable education to our students while providing them opportunities to thrive within a safe and loving environment.

We foster a safe, positive atmosphere that encourages our students’ intellectual and emotional growth through...

-- Utilizing the Classical Education Philosophy (K-12)
-- Following the Core Knowledge Sequence (K-8)
-- Ensuring ALL of our teachers are certified and highly qualified
-- Differentiated instruction
-- Requiring school uniforms
-- Preparing our graduates for post-secondary education and careers
-- Character education and mental health supports

Some programs offered by VCS East are:

PBIS and Restorative Practices
Riggs Method
Spelling Bee
Spanish and Latin Courses
Choir, Band, and Orchestra
Service Learning through Vanguard Gives
Middle School and High School Sports
6th Grade Outdoor Lab
7th/8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip
7th/8th Grade Boston Trip
High School Trips Abroad
Advanced Placement Courses
Concurrent Enrollment
Research-based social-emotional curriculum

“We were drawn to Vanguard Classical School by the curriculum and the inclusion of character development. Our children are truly thriving there! We love hearing about what they’re learning, and they are happy to keep going back.” -- Meg O.

Thank you for your interest! We look forward to you joining our VCS East family!

Mission & Vision

The mission of Vanguard Classical School is to facilitate individual academic achievement and character development through a rigorous, content-rich, inclusive learning environment.

Vanguard Classical School graduates will be literate in the classics and the ideals of Western Civilization, while valuing the diversity of ideas, abilities, and cultures in today’s world, and will be prepared to contribute meaningfully to their communities.