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Center for Modern Learning | Academy District 20

Center for Modern Learning

8701 Wolf Valley Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Aerial View of Elementary at Wolf Ranch

​Overview

Set to open in the fall of 2018, the Center for Modern Learning (CML)—along with the adjacent space for Legacy Peak Elementary—is the first project of an 80-acre master planned school site. The CML features learning spaces for the Academy Online High School, Journey K-8, Home School Academy, as well as Coding, Cybersecurity, and Robotics, plus the Challenger Leaning Center. 

The new building is located at the future intersection of Research Parkway & Wolf Valley Drive.

Project Features

  • Separate entries and parking for the CML, Challenger Learning Center, and Legacy Peak Elementary
  • Outdoor classroom, playing field, and playgrounds 
  • After-hours access to the Legacy Peak gym, learning commons and cafeteria 
  • Separate bus loading area with easy access to the CML

Project Details

Project Manager Eldrick Hill
Architect Hord/Coplan/Macht
Contractor Nunn Construction 

​Completed Projects

  • Ground breaking on May 30, 2017
  • Transfer of land ownership to Academy District 20
  • Land graded
  • Concrete foundation walls poured
  • Both elevator shafts erected
  • Masonry walls for gym completed
  • Curb, gutter, and asphalt placed for west parking lot 
  • Last beam for the Center for Modern Learning placed on November 29, 2017
  • Solar tubes installed in Legacy Peak and CML
  • Polished concrete floors complete in Legacy Peak and CML
  • Poured asphalt for exterior basketball court
  • Gym LVT floor installed
  • Asphalt completed for entire site
  • All concrete poured for entire site
  • Sprinkler systems installed for entire site
  • Playground equipment installed
  • Temporary Certificate of Occupancy secured on August 8, 2018
  • Nunn Construction turned over control of building to District 20
  • Landscaping completed for entire site
  • Elevator installed
  • Audio/visual systems installed
  • Ribbon cutting ceremony on August 14, 2018