Kingwood Middle School rebuild renderings show natural lighting, 'liveable forest' features for incoming campus

The rebuilt Kingwood Middle School will open in August 2022. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)
The rebuilt Kingwood Middle School will open in August 2022. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)

The rebuilt Kingwood Middle School will open in August 2022. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)

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Kingwood Middle School's new capacity will be 1,100 students. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)
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The rebuilt Kingwood Middle School will feature accents inspired by Kingwood being known as the "livable forest." (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)
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The rebuilt Kingwood Middle School will feature accents inspired by Kingwood being known as the "livable forest." (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)
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Kingwood Middle School will be rebuilt on the existing property. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)
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Kingwood Middle School will feature a competition gym. (Rendering courtesy Humble ISD)
At the June 9 Humble ISD school board meeting, district officials and trustees heard a presentation from Kirksey Architecture on the Kingwood Middle School rebuild project.

The new campus will be built on the north side of the existing campus, and it will have one entrance on Pine Terrace Drive. Kirksey Architecture associate John Wilkinson said Phase 1 includes the construction of the school. Phase 2 includes demolishing the old campus on the south side of the property and building sports fields in its place.

Construction on Phase 1 will begin in September and be completed in June 2022. Phase 2 construction will begin in June 2022 and will be completed in December 2022. The school will open in August 2022.

The school features natural lights, warm colors and accents that are inspired by Kingwood being known as "the livable forest." The school will include collaboration zones for students to work, a theater and a competition gym.

"One of the big points we want to make is to really integrate with the community and provide them something that is inspiring. It builds upon the great things they've already done," Wilkinson said.


Construction bids for the roughly $75 million campus are due June 23, HISD Chief Communications Officer Jamie Mount said. The rebuild will expand the campus's capacity from 1,000 to 1,100 students, district officials said.
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.



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