North Star Elementary School

8740 North Star Drive, Thornton, CO, 80260 - 720-972-5560 - Website
North Star Building 2016
Project rating - 2 $2.1-$2.5M
Project rating - 2

Planning/Design - Now the fun begins! Adams 12 Five Star Schools' business services team, in collaboration with the school community, are planning and designing the logistics for the individual projects of your school's investment plan.

Latest Updates

North Star Elementary is currently in the pre-design phase. A Design Advisory Group has been appointed to help the architectural team define the scope of potential renovation and remodel work.

Construction Start Year(s) 

2017: Design Work
*Some minor improvements, including work related to instructional upgrade purchases, may occur during 2017.

2018: Major construction expected to take place in Summer 2018 with anticipated completion for the start of the 2018-19 school year.

Project Team

ArchitectBWG Architects

Building Structure

  • Replace failing exterior windows
  • Replace failing skylight systems

Building Interiors

  • Replace failing flooring in critical locations

Equipment & Furnishings

  • Upgrade playground for ADA accessibility and replace aging equipment

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Improve cafeteria/kitchen plumbing components
  • Replace deteriorating sewer system components
  • Replace failing water lines
  • Upgrade electrical components to avoid building power loss and learning disruptions
  • Install electronic card access to promote a safe and secure building
  • Upgrade school intercom system to meet safety requirements
  • Install digital security camera system

School Grounds

  • Repair/restore failing sidewalks and stairs

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 specials (music, art, gym) program components such as wall panels, ceiling tiles, flooring and program specific equipment

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.

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