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Global Intermediate Academy 4-8

Global Intermediate Academy

Project Timeline

Phase 5, Complete

Scope of Work

  • Replace the current building with four small schools: PreK-3, 4-8, and two small high schools
  • Mapleton received $11 million from the state's Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant program to fund the construction of GIA 

Global Intermediate (4-8) Construction Updates

UPDATE – March 5, 2020

Posted by Andy Leapley on 3/5/2020

  • After a snowy February, crews at Global Intermediate Academy are embracing the March sunshine and focusing their attention on the landscaping.
  • Concrete benches and seat boulders will be placed over the next few weeks.
  • The building is getting pops of color, including big blue arches at the front entrance and splashes of yellow test paint on the west-facing wall.
  • Crews are wrapping up interior finishes, including paint on the doorways and classroom walls, tiling in the bathroom and hallways, and casework in select classrooms.
  • In the next few weeks, floors in the science room, art room, and cafeteria space will be polished.


UPDATE – Feb. 13, 2020

Posted by Andy Leapley on 2/13/2020

  • Interior structural steel is complete.
  • Crews are busy on both floors finalizing all the drywall installation. 
  • Landscaping on the southside of the building will begin when weather permits.  


UPDATE – Jan. 30, 2020

Posted by Andy Leapley on 1/30/2020

  • Rough-ins for the ductwork remains ongoing throughout the school. 
  • Sitework prepping for landscape is starting this week on the southside of the building. 
  • White primer now wraps around the entire building in preparation for paint. The colors will be similar to those found at Global Leadership Academy. 

Project Details


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7480 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80221

Fall of 2020

Grades 4-8

Global Intermediate Academy School Website

Project Budget: 
$19.2 million

Design/Build Team:
The Neenan Company

Original Year Built: 

Take a virtual tour of the school! (Updated 1/8/20)