2011 Bond Project: David Lee "Tex" Hill Middle School
New Middle School
David Lee "Tex" Hill Middle School, known during the Design Phase as Middle School #14, is located on an 81-acre District-owned site. The design provides for construction of a new middle school with a classroom capacity for 1250 students and core facilities for 1500 students. The project includes: 42 general instructional classrooms with grade-level teacher resource and workroom areas; nine science lecture/labs with supporting prep storage rooms; two self-contained classrooms with supporting conference, storage and office areas; two career and technology classrooms with supporting office and storage areas; a journalism classroom; two art rooms with supporting office and kiln area; fine arts facilities with supporting band, orchestra, choir, and drama program areas; athletic facilities with two gymnasiums and supporting athletic locker room, storage, laundry, and office areas; library/media center with adjacent multi-purpose room/computer lab; kitchen, cafeteria, and performing stage area; administrative, counseling offices, and nurses clinic; in-school suspension classroom; parking facilities for staff and visitors; separate bus loop and parent drop-off/pick-up zones; competition football field and practice field area; four tennis courts; and a water-cooled central plant. The Middle School #14 design is based on achieving a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver rating and includes a total program area of 214,711 sq. ft.
1 The Bond Planning Estimate represents the original bond program costs developed during the bond planning meetings for each project and includes: Design Fees, Construction Costs, Technology Equipment and Installation, Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment and Construction Management Costs. The School Board "approved" construction budget can be found in the project Bid Award Agenda Item and represents any/all changes to the project resulting from the design development process and/or construction marketplace and inflation costs.