TOMBALL – The Tomball Independent School District (ISD) has completed two projects for the 2021-22 school year.
A $43.6 million junior high school and a $37.29 million stadium broke ground in May 2019 at the Elmer & Dorothy Beckendorf Education Complex at Cypress Rosehill Rd. and the Grand Pkwy.
Grand Lakes Junior High School replaces Willow Wood Junior High School. The 228,346-sf school at 20247 Cypress Rosehill Rd. can accommodate more than 1,600 students in seventh and eighth grades.
It has 60 classrooms, 12 labs, two fine arts labs, two gyms, weight training room, dance studio, and fine arts studio. The junior high also has its own 610-seat football stadium and practice field.
Tomball ISD Stadium at 20235 Cypress Rosehill Rd. can seat up to 10,000. It includes a 28,678-sf, 600-person community facility for district and community events.
Tomball ISD Stadium has 3,000 parking spaces, a conference center, sports locker/dressing rooms, athletic training, kitchen, and administration areas. It also has a 36-ft-by-52-ft Daktronics scoreboard, one-level press box, and monitors.
Houston-based PBK Architects was the architect and interior designer. DIG Engineers was the civil engineer and Rhode Island-based Gilbane Building Co. was the contractor.
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Source: Houston Business Journal