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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

Loteria Night

Loteria Night

Date & Time: Thu, 01/27/2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: STEM Launch Library

As you might have already heard, PTO is hosting a Loteria night in the Library from 5-7pm. Originating in Mexico, Loteria is 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

01/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Jan 27

Out Of Uniform Day - Tropical Vacation Day!

Out Of Uniform Day - Tropical Vacation Day!

Date & Time: Fri, 01/28/2022 (All day)

Out Of Uniform Day. - Tropical Vacation Day!

Students can dress up like tourists with tropical prints and cameras for this vacation-themed day. 

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. 

01/28/2022 (All day)
Jan 28

School Tour

School Tour

Date & Time: Fri, 02/04/2022 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

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

02/04/2022 - 1:30pm
Feb 4

PTO Meeting

PTO Meeting

Date & Time: Fri, 02/11/2022 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Virtual PTO Meeting  

02/11/2022 - 9:00am
Feb 11

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Date & Time: Tue, 02/15/2022 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

K-8 Parent/ Teacher Conferences.

02/15/2022 - 3:30pm
Feb 15