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Liberty Tree Academy K-10 School

Project overview

Vanir provided project management services for Liberty Tree Academy, a new, public charter school for kindergarten through 10th grade. While the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic presented challenges, Vanir kept the project site open and construction was completed on time and under budget. The project was divided into two overlapping phases.

  • Phase I consisted of a two-story, 39,376-square-foot building to accommodate 450 students. The facility houses administrative offices, classrooms, a gymnasium, a warming kitchen and ancillary rooms. The project included a circular, one-way drive aisle and a parking lot along the north side of the school.
  • Phase II included a two-story, 14,000-square-foot addition for two science labs, nine classrooms, offices and restrooms. It also included two 200-square-foot additions to the existing gymnasium for new locker rooms and storage space, and a new parking lot that adds 85 spaces. This phase was constructed on an occupied site, requiring close coordination with Liberty Tree Academy leadership and the contractor.
Peyton, Colorado
Liberty Tree Academy

Carhuff + Cueva Architects, LLC


Phase I: Canyon Building & Design, Inc.

Phase II: Roche Constructors

Square Footage
Phase I: 39,376 SF; Phase II: 14,000 SF
Construction Cost
$13 Million
Start Date
Phase I: 2018; Phase II: 2020
Completion Date
Phase I: 2019; Phase II: 2021