STEM Launch K-8

9450 Pecos Street, Thornton, CO, 80260 - 720-972-5120 - Website
STEM Launch building 2016
Project rating - 1 $3.4-$3.9M
Project rating - 1

Bond Passed - You did it! Thanks to your support, on Nov. 8, 2016, the $350 million bond passed and will benefit every student, every school and every community.

Latest Updates

The STEM Launch K-8 bond renovation project is currently in the design phase. A Design Advisory Group (DAG) has been formed to help the design team define the preliminary scope of potential renovation and remodel work. As part of this process, DAG members will establish a list of priorities for the expenditure of money from the school's budgets for general renovations as well as art and music renovation upgrades. This does not include money already designated for identified critical deferred maintenance needs and safety and security upgrades. This construction work is anticipated to begin in Summer 2019.

Design Advisory Group Meeting # 1 Minutes - May 15, 2018

Construction Start Year(s) 

2019: All proposed work listed below in building structure [minus replacing the roof], building systems/safety & security, school grounds, and renovations & remodels

2022: Roof replacement as listed below in building structure


Project Team

Architect3890 Design

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace
  • Replace roof

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Improve cafeteria/kitchen plumbing components
  • Replace deteriorating sewer system components
  • Upgrade fire alarm control system
  • Improve security camera system

School Grounds

  • Repair/restore failing sidewalks and stairs
  • Repair/restore track

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 music program items such as instrument storage, practice rooms, risers & platforms, acoustic enhancements, auditorium components and A/V systems

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.