Cherry Drive Elementary School

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

Complete - New and improved! We're excited to say, your investment plan is now complete. This process was a collaborative effort. With your help, we're engaging and inspiring all students to innovate to achieve and succeed in a safe environment.

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