Lee H. Means Elementary School

Harlingen, Texas

  • FIRM

    Gignac & Associates, LLP

  • CLIENT

    Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District

  • AREA

    83,000 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $11,600,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    12/2008

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY750COST PER SQ FT$139.76FEATURED IN2009 Architectural Portfolio

This new elementary school for grades pre-K to 5 has classroom wings arranged in a radial array to enable easy access to common facilities such as the library, and science and art classrooms. The building incorporates sustainable design principles such as energy-efficient systems and daylighting. A state-of-the-art technology infrastructure has been incorporated in the entire campus.

The project also includes a 4,500-square-foot multipurpose room for physical education and assemblies.