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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 Hours7:40 am - 3:40 pm
School Hours
8:00 am - 3:25 pm
Early Release
8:00am - 1:55pm

Upcoming Events

Materials distribution for Remote Only students 4pm-6pm.

Materials distribution for Remote Only students 4pm-6pm.

Date & Time: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Materials distribution for Remote Only students 4pm-6pm.

Materials Distribution for online students ONLY

will be on Wednesday May 19th from 4-6 pm. 

Your teachers should let you know if you need to stop by during that time.



05/19/2021 - 4:00pm
May 19

Summer Wellness Bash

Summer Wellness Bash

Date & Time: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: STEM Launch

  • When: Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
  • Time: Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade families - 4:00-4:35pm
  • 3rd, 4th, 5th grade families - 4:40-5:15pm
  • 6th, 7th, 8th grade families - 5:20-5:55pm

Special Guests: We Don’t Waste,

American Heart Association,

Adams 12 Five Star District Nutritionist,

MASA Seed Foundation, and more!

Details: Join us for a fun night of giveaways and wellness information!  We will have health vendors socially distanced around STEM Launch handing out some valuable information and products pertaining to nutrition. The information and products are FREE! We can’t wait to see you there!


Document(s)SizeUpload Date
PDF icon Wellness Fair Flyer - Spanish.pdf182.29 KB05/06/2021
PDF icon _Wellness Fair Flyer - Eng.pdf182.41 KB05/06/2021

05/19/2021 - 4:00pm
May 19

K-5th Grade Field Day

K-5th Grade Field Day

Date & Time: Fri, 05/21/2021 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

K-5th Grade Field Day 

Dear Families:

 We are pleased to announce that we are able to host Field Day this year for the students at STEM Launch.  Below you will find pertinent information about the day’s events.  Unfortunately due to covid restrictions, we will not be able to allow spectators at the event.  I know how much you enjoy watching your children at this event, so we are going to try and stream it so you can still watch virtually.

Date: Friday May 21st 

**If the weather is bad and we need to postpone, we will go Tuesday May 25th.**


  • 8:45-11:15  3rd-5th grade
  • 12:15-2:45 K-2nd grade 

What to Wear: Comfortable workout pants or shorts (no jeans), t-shirt (provided by the school at an earlier date), socks and tennis shoes

Optional Clothing:  Hats, Sunglasses, Sunscreen (highly suggested)

Non Acceptable Clothing: Jeans, dresses, flip flops, or boot type shoes

**Kids should also plan to bring an extra set of clothes on that day as one of our stations will be a water event where they will be getting soaked!!

Food and Water: PLEASE make sure that your student brings a water bottle as it may be warm. Student’s may bring their own lunches this day or they can get one from the cafeteria.

Concessions: We will be selling snacks that students can purchase as well.


05/21/2021 - 8:00am
May 21

Last day of school for 8th grade

Last day of school for 8th grade

Date & Time: Wed, 05/26/2021 (All day)

Last day of school for 8th Grade.

05/26/2021 (All day)
May 26