Tarver Elementary School

3500 Summit Grove Parkway, Thornton, CO, 80241 - 720-972-5640 - Website
Tarver building 2016
Project rating - 2 $1.8-$2.2M
Project rating - 2

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 continued at Tarver Elementary in Summer 2020 and included:

  • Exterior door/window replacement
  • Improvements to Early Childhood Education classrooms

Bond improvement work took place in Summer 2019 and included:

  • Upgrades to the school playground
  • Improvements to specials classes including new stage curtains and storage (music), new sinks and storage (art) and new ceiling tiles in gymnasium
  • Crawlspace and plumbing repair work
  • Building electrical system upgrades
  • New main entry secured vestibule

Construction Start Year(s) 

2019: Crawlspace work as listed below in building structure; all work listed below in building systems/safety & security [minus technology upgrades]; all work listed below in renovations & remodels, playground work as listed below in equipment and furnishings - COMPLETED 

2020: All remaining work as listed below in building structure; and technology upgrades as listed below in building systems/safety & security - COMPLETED

Building Structure

  • Repair building structure and systems in the crawlspace - COMPLETED 
  • Replace access stairs and ramps to mobile classrooms - COMPLETED 
  • Replace failing exterior windows and doors - COMPLETED 

Equipment & Furnishings

  • Replace playground for safety and ADA accessibility - COMPLETED 

Building Systems / Safety & Security

  • Improve cafeteria/kitchen plumbing components - COMPLETED 
  • Relocate gas line for increased safety and current code compliance - COMPLETED 
  • Replace deteriorating sewer system components - COMPLETED 
  • Upgrade electrical components for increased capacity - 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 

Early Childhood Education

  • Improvements to Early Childhood Education classrooms

Renovations & Remodels

  • 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