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

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

The Bright Horizons daycare space at Horizon High School will be renovated in Summer 2021 to better align with district Early Childhood Education program standards.

Bond improvement work continue at Horizon High School in Summer 2020 and included:

  • Installation of new artificial turf practice field

Multiple phases of bond work took place in Summer 2018 and Summer 2019 and included:

  • Technology Instructional Upgrades in all classrooms and the Library/Media Center
  • Audio and visual upgrades in the auditorium/gym and fine arts upgrades
  • New flooring in the hallways, LMC, and mobile classrooms
  • Security upgrades including a new secured entrance vestibule
  • Exterior door and window replacement
  • Crawlspace repairs and restoration
  • HVAC system upgrades
  • Replacement of bleachers in main gymnasium
Construction Start Year(s) 

2018 - Phase I - Proposed work identified below in building structure, building interiors, building systems/safety & security, and renovations & remodels - COMPLETED -

2019 - Phase II - Proposed work identified below in building structure, building interiors, building systems/safety & security, and renovations & remodels - COMPLETED

2020 - New artificial turf practice field

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace - COMPLETED SUMMER 2018
  • Replace access stairs and ramps to mobile classrooms - COMPLETED FALL 2017
  • Repair, patch and paint exterior doors and windows to extend service life - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

Building Interiors

  • Replace failing flooring in critical locations - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

Equipment & Furnishings

Replacement of bleachers in main gymnasium  -  COMPLETED SUMMER 2018

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Move electrical service from irrigation pit for safety -  COMPLETED SUMMER 2018
  • Upgrade heating and cooling systems for efficiency and more consistent temperature control for comfort - COMPLETED SUMMER 2018
  • Upgrade emergency response system - work integrated Brighton Horizons Pre-K with rest of building security system - COMPLETED SUMMER 2018
  • Improve security camera system- COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

School Grounds

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

Renovations & Remodels

  • Remodel priority items, such as ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors, painting upgrades, paving restoration, lunch rooms, classrooms and bathrooms *Significant RenovationCOMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Repair or replace arts program items such as easels, pottery wheels, kilns, drafting/drawing stools, airbrush stations, group work stations and A/V systems- COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Repair or replace theater and music program items such as instrument storage, practice rooms, risers & platforms, acoustic enhancements, auditorium components and A/V systems- COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Significant renovations to Five Star Stadium to address safety and ADA accessiblity impacting all high schools- COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

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 SUMMER 2019