McElwain Elementary School

1020 Dawson Drive, Denver, CO, 80229 - 720-972-5500 - Website
McElwain Building 2016
Project rating - 1 $1.1-$1.3M
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

Bond improvement work will continue at McElwain Elementary in Summer 2020.

Work will include:

  • Renovations to art, music and physical education spaces
  • Extensive crawlspace and plumbing repair work
  • Exterior entry wall tile replacement
  • HVAC upgrades
  • Safety improvements including secured entrance vestibule

Bond improvement work took place in Summer 2019 and included:

  • Renovations to the school playground
  • Concrete repair work to improve safety and ADA accessibility

Construction Start Year(s) 

2019: Upgrade playground as listed below in equipment & furnishings and repair walkways as listed below in school grounds - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

2020: All proposed work listed below in building structure, building systems/safety & security, and renovations & remodels

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace
  • Replace exterior wall tile - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

Equipment & Furnishings

  • Upgrade playground for ADA accessibility and replace aging equipment

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Upgrade heating and cooling systems for efficiency and more consistent temperature control for comfort - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Install electronic card access to promote a safe and secure building - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Update central electronic timing/clock system to ensure effective safety, security, bell schedule, irrigation, and heating & cooling schedules - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Install digital security camera system - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

School Grounds

  • Repair/restore failing sidewalks and stairs - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

Renovations & Remodels

  • Repair or replace specials (music, art, gym) program components such as wall panels, ceiling tiles, flooring and program specific equipment - 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.