Find the latest updates on AISD's modernized school campuses in Central Austin

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AISD’s first modernized campuses to open in 2020
The $1.1 billion bond voters passed to fund new projects across Austin ISD includes 17 projects to modernize or build new schools throughout the district. Twelve of those 17 modernization projects, which are each receiving more than $20 million in funding to rebuild at their current site or at a new location, are located within Central Austin. Some projects, like the new Northeast Middle School in Mueller, have yet to start construction, while work is in the late stages at Govalle Elementary School and T.A. Brown Elementary School in anticipation of those campuses opening in January.

Schools that have yet to break ground are marked on the map in blue. Schools that have already broken ground are marked in red. 



1. Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders


The foundation has been completed at the site of the new school, which will be located at the same address.
Address: 2206 Prather Lane
Total budget: $70.42 million
Construction start: February 2019
Anticipated opening: January 2021





2.Brentwood Elementary School


The partial rebuild and renovation project will increase the capacity of Brentwood from 585 to 696 students. In the 2016-17 academic year, the school’s enrollment was 11.6% over capacity
Address: 6700 Arroyo Seco
Total budget: $35.82 million
Construction start: April 2020
Anticipated opening: August 2022





3.Casis Elementary School


This school in West Austin received a 7 out of 100 on its Facility Condition Assessment, a metric the district uses to identify facility deficiencies. The modernized school is currently in the design phase.
Address: 2710 Exposition Blvd.
Total budget: $35.22 million
Construction start: March 2020
Anticipated opening: August 2022





4. Doss Elementary School


After groundbreaking in the fall, work is continuing on the foundation for the new building. The former capacity of the school was 543 students, and the modernized campus will accommodate an enrollment of 870.
Address: 7005 Northledge Drive
Total budget: $43.05 million
Construction start: September 2018
Anticipated opening: August 2020





5. Eastside Memorial Early College High School


Eastside and International High School students will move to this new facility at the site of the old L.C. Anderson High School. Mass grading, or site work that creates a base foundation for a building, was completed this summer.
Address: 901 Neal St.
Total budget: $80.7 million
Construction start: January 2019
Anticipated opening: July 2021





6. Govalle Elementary School


Exterior walls and roofing were installed in July and August as the new elementary school prepares for an opening in early 2020. The project will improve what the district calls “structurally compromised areas” at the East Austin school.
Address: 3601 Govalle Ave.
Cost: $32.57 million
Construction start: September 2018
Anticipated opening: January 2020





7. Murchison Middle School


Improvements at Murchison will include an addition to the building to serve sixth grade students and relocations of the library and administration offices. Demolition for the project began in late July.
Address: 3700 N. Hills Drive
Total budget: $25.31 million
Construction start: May 2019
Anticipated opening: January 2021





8. Norman Elementary School


The new school opening in 2020 will include flexible learning spaces, outdoor classrooms and new technology. The demolition stage is complete, and work on the new foundation started in July.
Address: 4001 Tannehill Lane
Total budget: $25 million
Construction start: May 2019
Anticipated opening: August 2020





9.Northeast Middle School


The campus architectural team, which includes AISD staff, community members and families, began meeting in August. Construction is set to begin in 2021 on a new  school with a capacity of 800.
Address: intersection of Zach Scott and Tilley streets
Total budget: $60.96 million
Construction start: January 2021
Anticipated opening: September 2022





10.Rosedale School


The new school for students with severe special needs will move from its current location on West 49th Street to the former Lucy Read Pre-K campus on Richcreek Road when it opens in 2021.
Address: 2608 Richcreek Road
Total budget: $40.09 million
Construction start: May 2020
Anticipated opening: July 2021





11. T.A. Brown Elementary School


Finishes on the exterior and interior building are being installed. This will be one of the first modernization projects completed as part of the bond program.
Address: 505 W. Anderson Lane
Total budget: $30.84 million
Construction start: November 2018
Anticipated opening: January 2020





12.Sanchez Elementary School


Members of the campus architectural team are providing input on the design of the new, modernized school along with construction experts and consultants. Construction is scheduled to begin in the spring and last approximately 15 months.
Address: 73 San Marcos St.
Total budget: $25 million
Construction start: March 2020
Anticipated opening: August 2021


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