Alvarado Junior High School

Alvarado, Texas

  • FIRM

    Huckabee

  • CLIENT

    Alvarado Independent School District

  • AREA

    121,000 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $27,210,743.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    8/2015

The design of Alvarado Junior High School was highly influenced by administrators and staff who wanted to push the envelope and create a new standard for educational delivery. The campus features transparency throughout—large expanses of interior and exterior windows facilitate “learning on display” and school-wide connection.
Within the academic wings, classrooms are ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$225.00FEATURED IN2016 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYClassrooms into grade-level learning neighborhoods that are centered on a “living room” or shared space with access to an outdoor learning courtyard. The neighborhoods are connected vertically, enabling students from each grade level to interact in an academic and social environment.
The central hub of the campus features a large, two-story media center with multiple writing surfaces, soft seating, a technology lab, a genius bar and a glassed-in presentation room.