Horizon High School

5321 E. 136th Avenue Thornton CO 80602 - 720-972-4400 - Website
Horizon Building 2016
Project rating - 1 $6.4-$7.5M
Project rating - 1

Bond Passed - You did it! Thanks to your support, on Nov 8 the $350 million bond passed and will benefit every student, every school and every community.

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The 2016 Bond Program provides every school with funding for needed building improvements. See below for Horizon's specific construction timeline of projects. 

*To ensure the bond program provides significant investments in every student, every school and every community, the Five Star District used six primary considerations to determine the timeline of districtwide and school-by-school investments over the course of the multi-year bond program.

Construction Start Year(s) 

2018: All proposed work listed below in building structure, building interiors, building systems/safety & security, and renovations & remodels

2019: Turf work as listed below in school grounds

*Timeline for Instructional Upgrades is dependent on the specific upgrades selected by our school community. More information to follow.

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace
  • Replace access stairs and ramps to mobile classrooms
  • Repair, patch and paint exterior doors and windows to extend service life

Building Interiors

  • Replace failing flooring in critical locations

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Move electrical service from irrigation pit for safety
  • Upgrade heating and cooling systems for efficiency and more consistent temperature control for comfort
  • Upgrade emergency response system
  • Improve security camera system

School Grounds

  • Upgrade one existing field to artificial turf for increased student use and decreased water and maintenance requirements.

Renovations & Remodels

  • Remodel priority items, such as ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors, painting upgrades, paving restoration, lunch rooms, classrooms and bathrooms *Significant Renovation
  • Repair or replace arts program items such as easels, pottery wheels, kilns, drafting/drawing stools, airbrush stations, group work stations and A/V systems
  • Repair or replace theater and music program items such as instrument storage, practice rooms, risers & platforms, acoustic enhancements, auditorium components and A/V systems
  • Significant renovations to Five Star Stadium to address safety and ADA accessiblity impacting all high schools

Instructional Upgrades

  • Each school is provided with funding for instructional upgrades that will be determined through a collaborative process with the school and community. Categories can include furniture, technology, space modifications, safety & security upgrades and specials/electives.