• Phase 5 indication for Adventure. This means construction is complete!

Adventure Elementary Updates

  • UPDATE – February 1, 2019

    Posted by Andy Leapley on 2/1/2019
    • Construction on the upper play area including re-installation of fitness equipment and shade structure is on-going. 
    • Remaining landscaping, including the soccer field, will be installed in phases with completion expected spring 2019. 
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  • UPDATE – January 11, 2019

    Posted by Andy Leapley on 1/22/2019
    • Foundations and columns for the trash enclosure north of the building have been installed.
    • The associated concrete pads are nearly complete as well.
    • Irrigation mains have been installed at the upper site.
    • New flatwork has been poured around the upper parking lot, and the shade structure has been successfully relocated.
    • Retaining wall installation is complete at the playground ramp and along the upper site slope.
    • The revised Expeditionary Learning principles are installed. f. The final Certificate of Occupancy was issued on December 7, 2018.
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  • UDPATE – November 2018

    Posted by Andy Leapley on 11/7/2018
    • Revised entry hall principles of expeditionary learning design are generally approved. Early childhood playground shade structure design is being finalized and sensory room modifications will be installed in November. 
    • Installation of the Monument sign is complete. Landscaping and fencing are complete on the north side. Remaining landscaping, including the soccer field, will be installed in phases with completion expected spring 2019. 
    • Demolition of the original building is complete. 
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Adventure Elementary (PreK-6)

  • Architects: CRP Architects
    Builders: JHL Constructors
    Projected cost: $19.6 million
    Construction start date: Spring/summer 2017
    Projected timeline: COMPLETED!

      • A ribbon cutting celebration was held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 5:15 p.m.
      • Adventure students, families and staff members began school on Aug. 22


Did you know?

  • The new Adventure Elementary was made possible in part by a $6 million matching grant from BEST (Building Excellent Schools Today). BEST requires new buildings to meet Collaborative for High-Performance Schools (CHPS) criteria, to ensure new buildings are sustainable and energy efficient.

    To maximize the health and performance of students and staff, minimize waste, and save precious operating dollars, Adventure has been designed with the following high performance aspects:

    High efficiency lighting
    Low volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) 
    Solar Tubes
    Heating and cooling fans
    CO2 sensors
    Construction waste
    Recycled and regional content
    Water efficiency
    Accessible roof
    To learn more visit www.CHPS.net

    The new school at Adventure Elementary is made possible in part from a $6.6 million grant from Colorado's Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) matching grant program. 


    Dirt from Adventure's construction site is being trucked over for use at Welby's construction site!