Tomball ISD completes junior high school, stadium for fall semester

​​​​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 20​19 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, dan​ce 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​​

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