Planning and design underway for Leander ISD's Middle School No. 9, trustees learn at meeting Thursday

A site plan for Leander ISD's ninth middle school was presented to the district's board Thursday night.

A site plan for Leander ISD's ninth middle school was presented to the district's board Thursday night.

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Leander ISD’s board of trustees received a planning and design update for the district’s Middle School No. 9 on Thursday night.

Chuck Fields of Fields & Associates Architects Inc., presented a schematic plan for the school, which is scheduled to be constructed at the intersection of Collaborative Way and Halsey Drive, according to meeting documents.

“When you look at the building itself, it’s kind of a modified star shape,” he said.

The design accounts for 1,200 total students and includes outdoor learning areas, according to the documents. The new middle school could be complete in August 2020.
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