Cherry Drive Elementary School

11500 Cherry Drive, Thornton, CO, 80233 - 720-972-5300 - Website
Cherry Drive Building 2016
Project rating - 3 $2.3-$2.7M
Project rating - 3

Construction - Here we go! With the planning and design phase complete, construction is underway at your school to accomplish the individual projects of your school's investment plan.

Latest Updates

Bond improvement work at Cherry Drive took place in Summer 2019 and included:

  • A new synthetic turf play surface and bike path for our playground
  • An upgraded school intercom system to meet safety requirements
  • A new secured main entry vestibule
  • Installation of a new digital security camera system
  • Renovations and remodels of classroom walls, windows, doors and bathrooms

Construction Start Year(s) 

2018: Early Childhood Education classroom conversion - COMPLETED 

2019: All proposed work listed below in building structure, building interiors, equipment & furnishings, building systems/safety & security, school grounds and renovations & remodels - COMPLETED

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace - COMPLETED
  • Replace failing exterior window and door systems - COMPLETED

Building Interiors

  • Repair and restore failing gym floor - COMPLETED
  • Replace failing flooring in critical locations - COMPLETED

Equipment & Furnishings

  • Upgrade playground aging equipment - COMPLETED

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Replace aging plumbing fixtures - COMPLETED
  • Upgrade electrical components for increased capacity and to avoid building power loss - COMPLETED
  • Upgrade heating and cooling system for enhanced temperature and efficiency management - COMPLETED
  • Install electronic card access to promote a safe and secure building - COMPLETED
  • Upgrade school intercom system to meet safety requirements - COMPLETED
  • Install digital security camera system - COMPLETED

School Grounds

  • Address site drainage to prevent water intrusion into building - COMPLETED

Early Childhood Education

  • Expand learning opportunities for students ages 3-5 - COMPLETED

Renovations & Remodels

  • Remodel priority items, such as ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors, painting upgrades, paving restoration, lunch rooms, classrooms and bathrooms *Significant RenovationCOMPLETED
  • Repair or replace specials (music, art, gym) program components such as wall panels, ceiling tiles, flooring and program specific equipment - COMPLETED

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 - COMPLETED