Get a closer look at Fort Bend ISD's 12th high school set to open for the 2022-23 school year

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Fort Bend ISD prepares to build largest school
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Fort Bend ISD prepares to build largest school

The design plan for Fort Bend ISD’s newest high school, to be located at the intersection of Glendale Lakes Drive and FM 521 in Rosharon, features innovative types of learning environments, including open collaboration spaces and learning communities. The two-story site plan includes academic areas for each grade level, athletic and fine arts areas, career and technical education, multipurpose rooms, administration offices and a secure outdoor learning area.


  When completed for the 2022-23 school year, High School No. 12 will be the district’s largest school at 485,000 square feet.


  A secure courtyard separates the academic areas and the athletic, dining and fine arts sections.


  One of the newest design elements is a learning community that will include different gathering areas. This one will be in the dining area.


 

High School No. 12


Square footage: 485,000


Student accommodation: 2,800


Proposed feeder schools: Heritage Rose Elementary, Donald Leonetti Elementary and Ronald Thornton Middle schools


Cost: $128.5 million, funded by 2019 bond


Completion date: 2022-23 school year


Architecture firm: DLR Group

By Christine Hall
Christine Hall joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2018, and covers Missouri City and Fort Bend ISD. She previously reported on health care innovation for the Texas Medical Center, was a freelancer, and held various news roles at the Houston Business Journal.


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