Community-wide Investment Plan
Investing in Every Student, Every School, Every Community
Every school, including our district charter schools, will benefit from the proposed bond plan that reflects the community’s priorities.
- Repair and replace aging building components such as heating and cooling, roofs or plumbing.
- Renovate aging schools and the Five Star Stadium; replace or upgrade athletic fields;improve facilities for art, music and theater, repair or replace playgrounds at schools across the district.
- Share a percentage of funding with district charter schools to address their facility needs.
Safety & Security
- Upgrade security cameras and recorders, implement consistent emergency protocol systems at all schools, and replace handheld emergency communication system.
- Provide every school with funding for specific instructional upgrades that meet learning needs. School leaders will engage communities in how to best utilize funds based on each school's unique needs.
- Build a new P-8 school in the Anthem neighborhood to address growth, construct new additions at Arapahoe Ridge and Cotton Creek elementary schools and purchase land for future schools.
- Expand Career and Technical Education offerings such as skilled trades, technical sciences, health care, advanced manufacturing, etc.
- Add new space for Early Childhood Education.
- Update critical communication systems, maintain reliable internet access and enhance online learning opportunities for students at all schools.
To view your neighborhood or child's school investment plan, visit here.
Construction of the building near 126th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton, remains on schedule for an early August completion. Some exterior site work, including the extension of 126th Avenue through to the site and landscaping work, will continue into the fall.
District leaders toured the nearly 50,000-square-foot campus in late June to get a look inside the building and an ...
Thunder Vista P-8 , one of Five Star Schools newest buildings built through the 2016 Bond Program, has earned an important designation.
The school was officially certified this spring as a Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) Verified School. The certification completed an extensive process that began while the school was in design and continued after its 2018 ...