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Welcome to STEM Launch

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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

Loteria Night

Loteria Night

Date & Time: Thu, 01/23/2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gym

As you might have already heard, PTO is hosting a Loteria night  in the gym from 5-7pm. Originating in Mexico, Loteria is a similar to Bingo, but  uses images on a deck of cards instead of plain numbers.  Learn the meaning of popular Spanish phrases and words all while competing for fun prizes! Bring your whole family! 

  • Fun for all ages and food for sale.
  • $5 per person
  • $20 per immediate  family of 5 or more 

01/23/2020 - 5:00pm
Jan 23

Parent Academy Emotional Education

Parent Academy Emotional Education

Date & Time: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Parent Academy Emotional Education  January 24 9:00 to 10:30

01/24/2020 - 9:00am
Jan 24

PTO Meeting

PTO Meeting

Date & Time: Mon, 01/27/2020 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Location: Stem Launch Library.

PTO Meeting - 8:00 am - 10:00 am

01/27/2020 - 8:00am
Jan 27

3rd Grade Arts and Culture Showcase

3rd Grade Arts and Culture Showcase

Date & Time: Tue, 01/28/2020 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

3rd Grade Arts and Culture Showcase

4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

STEM gym

01/28/2020 - 4:30pm
Jan 28