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 moved ahead in September on FutureForward at Washington Square, the district's new career and technical education campus, with work mainly focused on concrete foundation work.
Watch a video update for more information on construction progress for the new school scheduled to open in the 2020-21 school year.
FutureForward at Washington Square - September 2019 ...
There's plenty of work happening at the construction site for the district's new FutureForward at Washington Square campus in Thornton.
But most of the work happening now can be easily missed by the average site passerby and it will also ultimately be invisible to students and staff who will call the new career and technical education campus home.
As is almost always the ...