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

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 STEM Launch, which took place in Summer 2019, included:

  • The renovation of the school gymnasium which includes new floors and bleachers
  • The modernization of classrooms providing up-to-date technology
  • The repair and upkeep of the concrete in front of the school
  • The remodel of the middle school and elementary art rooms, including the installation of a new kiln

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 - COMPLETED

2022: Roof replacement as listed below in building structure

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Replace roof

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Improve cafeteria/kitchen plumbing components - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Replace deteriorating sewer system components - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Upgrade fire alarm control system - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019
  • Improve security camera system - COMPLETED SUMMER 2019

School Grounds

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

Renovations & Remodels

  • Remodel priority items, such as ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors, painting upgrades, paving restoration, lunch rooms, classrooms and bathrooms *Significant Renovation - COMPLETED 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 music program items such as instrument storage, practice rooms, risers & platforms, acoustic enhancements, auditorium components and A/V systems - 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.