Aurora is a town in Ontario Province, Canada. Aurora Town is situated about 20 km north of Toronto in York Region. It is considered part of the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario and Greater Toronto Area.
The town caters to an affluent population that numbers practically 50,000 people. The historical downtown area sits partly on the Oak Ridges Moraine. York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board have head offices within Aurora. The inhabitants of Aurora benefit from different public and private educational facilities, including nursery, daycare, secondary and elementary schools, plus separate (Catholic) schools and French language schools.
Located on 60 Wellington Street West is the York Region District School Board. The School Board operates the secular public school education system within York Region, that has several elementary schools and two high schools in the city of Aurora: Dr. G.W Williams Secondary School and Aurora High School.
The York Catholic District School Board, that is located at 320 Bloomington Road West, operates various elementary schools in Aurora along with a couple of high schools, including Cardinal Carter Catholic High School and the St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic High School.
Ecole St. Jean, a French-language Catholic elementary school, and a French-language high school, Ecole Secondaire Catholique Renaissance, are operated by Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Centre-Sud.