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Welcome to Aurora Christian Elementary School!

In 1975, Aurora Christian opened its doors to families who were seeking a school for their children that would be founded on the basis of Christian Education and Godly leadership.  This holds true today, and as the new principal to the elementary school, I am excited for a year in which we will be able to put into practice the mission of Aurora Christian School which is:

To lead students to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, educate them from a Christian worldview, and prepare them for a life of service to Christ and their world.

I am very blessed and grateful to work side-by-side with you for God’s kingdom. At Aurora Christian, students will have opportunities to learn scripture and learn more about God through their Bible class and Chapel. Students will be able to apply, inside and outside of the school setting, what they learn in the different content areas of Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Handwriting and through their specials of Art, Music, PE and Computers. Students will also participate in the importance of literacy in library. Finally, we want to prepare students for a life of service to Christ by serving others and being the hands and feet of Jesus.

Scripture tells us, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6


Mayra Johnson
Preschool & Elementary Principal

B.A. in Elementary Education, Minor in English, Aurora University

M.A. in Educational Leadership, Aurora University
Type 75 General Administrative Certificate
ELL/Bilingual Endorsement


Mrs. Mayra Johnson is the Preschool and Elementary School Principal at ACS.  Mrs. Johnson started her teaching career in East Aurora School District as a 1st grade bilingual teacher. Since then she has continued her role as a teacher, Reading Specialist, Assistant Principal and Principal.  Mrs. Johnson has had the opportunity to study at Judson College, Aurora University, and National Louis University where she has acquired her BA, MA and ESL endorsement.  She has also had the opportunity to work in East Aurora School District, Wheaton Warrenville School District and Yorkville Community Unit School District.  Within these school districts, Mrs. Johnson has had an opportunity to also work with a variety of populations such as EL (English Learner) students, students in the Stars (Skills Training and Related Services) programs, students with IEPs and gifted students.  After numerous years in public education, Mrs. Johnson was looking for something different for herself and her daughters.  Mrs. Johnson was praying for God's guidance to what was next in her life and she and her family landed at ACS.  She is excited for the new adventure and to see what God has in store for all.

She and her family (Adam/husband, Madalynn and Hannah/daughters) live in Plano and attend Harvest New Beginnings in Oswego where they are active members on the worship team. In her spare time, Mrs. Johnson likes to spend time with her family, travel, exercise, compete in obstacle course races, and if time allows, cook.