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Welcome to STEM Launch

Virtual tour of STEM Launch

Welcome to STEM Launch. Our mission is to inspire achievement through rigorous, innovative, and authentic experiences. We offer a full range of rigorous educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literacy, and social studies with full support of music, art, and physical education. Student skills are developed for social, political, and economic participation in a diverse, independent, and changing world.

STEM is for all students

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM Launch will be fully inquiry-based and utilize problem-based learning to engage all students in STEM education and unique learning opportunities.

STEM Launch will have student-centered, fully integrated technology in every classroom. Classrooms will be demonstration in nature and highly innovative in design.

All students will have access to dynamic engineering curriculum and authentic experiences with industry partnerships to solve real engineering problems. Students will be immersed in the problem-solving process and be able to test and redesign their ideas.

STEM educators use proven, research-based, instructional practices that actively engage students in the learning process and encourage students to take ownership of their learning.

Characteristics of a STEM student:

  • Observant
  • Persistent
  • Curious about how things work
  • A risk taker
  • A problem solver
  • A questioner

Interested in STEM? Read our Admissions page



Address9450 Pecos Street
Thornton, CO
Office Phone720-972-5120
Fax Number720-972-6062
Office Hours
7:50 am - 3:45 pm
7:50 am - 2:30 pm
School HoursEntrance time 8:00 am - Tardy Bell 8:15 am
Dismissal Time
K - 5th - 3:20 pm
6th - 8th - 3:25 pm
Early Release
Dismissal Time
K - 5th - 1:50 pm
6th - 8th - 1:55 pm

Upcoming Events

Dress Down Day - $1.00 Fundraiser

Dress Down Day - $1.00 Fundraiser

Date & Time: Fri, 12/03/2021 - 8:15am to 3:45pm
Location: Stem Launch

Friday, December 3rd

K-8th grade students can dress down for $1. 

Clothes must follow the district dress code and no holes are allowed in jeans. 

Middle school students will be given a ticket when they pay their dollar. 

On the back of the ticket, they need to write their name and the date. 

Elementary students will not need a ticket. They will give their teacher their dollar.  

We appreciate your help with this fundraiser sponsored by Latinos in Action.

12/03/2021 - 8:15am
Dec 3

Middle School Band Concert

Middle School Band Concert

Date & Time: Tue, 12/07/2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Gym

Join Stem Launch's middle school band as they perform music for the holidays!

Per district policy, masks are required by all attendees.

December 7, 2021  

  • 6:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m
  • In the Gym

12/07/2021 - 6:30pm
Dec 7

SkateCity - Happy Holidays Party

SkateCity - Happy Holidays Party

Date & Time: Thu, 12/09/2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Skate City

Happy Holidays SkateCity Party Thursday, December 9th   5-7pm   Admission $7.00 Skate Rental $3.00 Dinner Special $4.00 Hot dog, chips & drink or 2 Slices of Cheese Pizza & drink   Bring your friends and family for a GREAT private skate party, just for the students, staff, family, and friends from STEM Launch!  

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12/09/2021 - 5:00pm
Dec 9

Out Of Uniform Day. - Pajama Day!

Out Of Uniform Day. - Pajama Day!

Date & Time: Fri, 12/10/2021 (All day)

Out Of Uniform Day. - Pajama Day!

Students are invited to dress in cozy pj’s or sweats!

Clothes must follow district dress code and no holes allowed in jeans. 

If students do not want to dress up they need to be in regular uniform. 

12/10/2021 (All day)
Dec 10

School Tour

School Tour

Date & Time: Fri, 12/10/2021 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Location: Office

Welcome to STEM Launch!

We would love to lead you on a tour of our diverse, student-centered campus.

Click here and complete the following form to schedule a tour.

Please note that in-person tours may need to be canceled or become virtual due to the ever-changing regulations around COVID-19.

Tour Dates

  • October 22, 2021 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • November 19, 2021 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow

  • December 10, 2021 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • January 7, 2022 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow

  • January 18, 2022 @1:30-2:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • February 4, 2022 @1:30-2:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • February 15, 2022 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

Click here to see a virtual tour of STEM Launch 

Questions?  -  Please contact one of our STEM Coordinators.

  • K-2nd Grade

Julie Luoma - - 720-972-5139

  • 3rd - 5th Grade

Felicia Evans - - 720-972-7043

  • 6th - 8th Grade 

Tara Hardman - - 720-972-7077

12/10/2021 - 8:30am
Dec 10