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.

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The 2016 Bond Program provides every school with funding for needed building improvements. See below for STEM Launch's specific construction timeline of projects. 

*To ensure the bond program provides significant investments in every student, every school and every community, the Five Star District used six primary considerations to determine the timeline of districtwide and school-by-school investments over the course of the multi-year bond program.

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

*Timeline for Instructional Upgrades is dependent on the specific upgrades selected by our school community. More information to follow.

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.