Thornton High School

Thornton High building 2016
Project rating - 2 $7.8-$9.1M
Project rating - 2

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 Thornton High'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 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
  • Replace roof

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Replace deteriorating heating and cooling system components to avoid potential system failure
  • Replace deteriorating sewer system components
  • Upgrade fire alarm control system
  • 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.