Check out drone footage from some of the 2017 Bond Modernization projects across AISD!

September 2019 Construction

  • 0:03 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders
  • 1:17 – Blazier Relief School
  • 2:21 – Bowie High School
  • 3:34 – T.A. Brown Elementary School
  • 4:58 – Doss Elementary School
  • 6:10 – Eastside Memorial Early College High School & International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson Campus
  • 7:17 – Govalle Elementary School
  • 8:28 – Menchaca Elementary School
  • 9:50 – Murchison Middle School

September Footage Details

Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders - The new school’s concrete building pad has been poured and can be seen in this video. The total budget for the project is $70,416,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in 2021.

Blazier Relief School Filmed 9/27/2019 - The new school is intended to provide immediate overcrowding relief for Blazier Elementary School by constructing a facility to accommodate grades 4 through 6. Sitework has begun and foundation prep can be seen in this video. The overall project budget is $50,487,000 and is anticipated to open in Fall 2020.

James Bowie High School - Filmed 9/27/2019 -The new student parking lot and parent drop off lanes are complete and are now being used by students and families on campus. This video shows continuing sitework on the new parking garage which is anticipated to be complete Fall 2020. The total budget for the project is $91,030,000.

T.A. Brown Elementary School - Filmed 9/23/2019 – T.A. Brown will be one of the first modernization projects completed as part of the 2017 Bond Program. The building structure is now complete and interior finishes are ongoing, while installation of driveways and sidewalks continues.The newly constructed school, located on the original site, is scheduled to open in January 2020.

Doss Elementary School - Filmed 9/30/2019 – The school is undergoing a full modernization that will bring the permanent capacity up to 870 students. In this video the new retaining wall can be seen going in. The total budget is $43,052,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in Fall 2020.

Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School at Original L.C. Anderson Campus - Filmed 9/27/2019 – The new modernized facility will serve both Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson campus. This video shows progress on the new parking lot and foundation work. The total budget for the project is $80,699,000 and the school is anticipated to open in Summer 2021.

Govalle Elementary School - Filmed 9/27/2019 – The new modernized campus is scheduled to open in January 2020. Interior finishes are going in, including paint and flooring. The total project budget is $32,565,000.

Menchaca Elementary School - Filmed 9/30/2019 – The school is receiving a new campus on its existing site that will bring its capacity from 606 to 870. Interior finishes continue to go in, while new sidewalks are being installed. The new modernized school is scheduled to open in January 2020 and the total project budget is $33,351,000.

Murchison Middle School - Filmed 9/30/2019 – The school is undergoing phase one of a full modernization which includes a 6th grade addition, library and administration relocation, annex roofing and a bus loop addition. Work continues on the foundation of the new addition. The total budget is $25,308,000 and work is expected to be completed in Winter 2021.


August 2019 Construction

  • 0:03 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders
  • 1:09 – Blazier Relief School
  • 2:14 – Bowie High School
  • 3:30 – T.A. Brown Elementary School
  • 4:49 – Doss Elementary School
  • 6:13 – Eastside Memorial Early College High School & International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson Campus
  • 7:38 – Govalle Elementary School
  • 8:52 – Menchaca Elementary School
  • 10:21 – Murchison Middle School
  • 11:11 – Norman Elementary School

August Footage Details

Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders - Filmed August 28 – The school is undergoing a strategic modernization to create a state-of-the-art campus at the current site. Work on the foundation of the new school continues as well as underground work on the mechanical, electrical and plumbing areas. The total budget for the project is $70,416,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in Winter 2021.

Blazier Relief School - Filmed August 26 – The new school is intended to provide immediate overcrowding relief for Blazier Elementary School by constructing a facility to accommodate grades 4 through 6. Work on the foundation of the new school can be seen in this video. The overall project budget is $50,487,000 and is anticipated to open in Fall 2020.

James Bowie High School - Filmed August 26 – The high school is undergoing the first phase of a full modernization, which includes improved parking as well as additions and renovations to the athletics facilities and fine arts. The new student parking lot and parent drop off lanes are substantially completed and are now being used by students and families on campus. Work on the site of the future parking garage continues. The parking garage is expected to be completed in Fall 2020 and all construction is anticipated to be finalized in Summer 2022. The total budget for the project is $91,030,000.

T.A. Brown Elementary School - Filmed August 22 – The new facility will focus on sustainability, health, well-being, transparency and building a connected community. Ongoing work on the exterior finishes and landscaping can be seen in this video. Inside of the new school interior finishes are also being installed. The new school is scheduled to open in January 2020 and the total project budget is $30,842,000.

Doss Elementary School - Filmed August 25 – The school is undergoing a full modernization that will bring the permanent capacity up to 870 students. Work on the foundation continues. The total budget is $43,052,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in Fall 2020.

Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School at Original L.C. Anderson Campus - Filmed August 26 – The new modernized facility will serve both Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson campus while honoring the legacy of the Original L.C. Anderson community.

Work on the foundation continues. The materials that were salvaged from the original building can be seen in this video and will be used to reconstruct the look and feel of the historic wings. The total budget for the project is $80,699,000 and the new modernized school is expected to open in Summer 2021.

Govalle Elementary School - Filmed August 23 – The school is undergoing a full modernization to improve academic and support areas to meet the district’s new Education Specifications. Exterior walls are being constructed and the roof is almost complete. The new modernized campus is scheduled to open in January 2020. The total budget for this project is $32,565,000.

Menchaca Elementary School - Filmed August 29 – The school is receiving a new campus on its existing site that will bring its capacity from 606 to 870. Work continues on the exterior, while the inside finishes of the new building interior are going in. The new modernized school is scheduled to open in January 2020 and the total project budget is $33,351,000.

Demolition on phase one of the modernization project has begun. Phase one will include a 6th grade addition, library and administration relocation, annex roofing, and a bus loop addition. Work is expected to be completed in Winter 2021.

Murchison Middle School - Filmed August 23 – The school is undergoing phase one of a full modernization which includes a 6th grade addition, library and administration relocation, annex roofing, and a bus loop addition. Work on the foundation of the new school addition can be seen in this video. The total budget is $25,308,000 and work is expected to be completed in Winter 2021.

Norman Elementary School - Filmed August 26 – The modernized school will include flexible learning spaces, natural light, outdoor classrooms, and new media technology. Demolition at Norman is complete and work on the new foundation continues. The total project budget is $25,000,000.


July 2019 Construction

  • 0:03 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders
  • 0:55 – Blazier Relief School
  • 2:25 – Bowie High School
  • 4:02 – T.A. Brown Elementary School
  • 5:15 – Doss Elementary School
  • 6:35 – Eastside Memorial Early College High School & International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson Campus
  • 7:54 – Govalle Elementary School
  • 9:36 – Menchaca Elementary School
  • 10:55 – Murchison Middle School
  • 11:47 – New Southwest Elementary School
  • 13:04 – Norman Elementary School

July Footage Details

0:03ANN RICHARDS SCHOOL FOR YOUNG WOMEN LEADERS The school is undergoing phase one of a strategic modernization to create a state-of-the-art campus at the current site. The building pad and building foundation are complete. The total budget for the project is $70,416,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in Winter 2021.

0:55BLAZIER RELIEF SCHOOL Site work has begun at the Blazier Relief School. The school is intended to provide immediate overcrowding for Blazier Elementary school by constructing a accommodate grades 4 through 6. The overall project budget is $55,487,000 and is anticipated to open in Fall 2020.

2:25 BOWIE HIGH SCHOOL James Bowie High School Bowie will receive phase one of a full modernization, which includes improved parking as well as additions and renovations to the athletics facilities and fine arts. In this video, the parking lot demolition is underway and will be completed soon. The total budget for the project is $91,030,000.

4:02T.A. BROWN ELEMENTARY The building structure of the modernized T.A. Brown Elementary is complete and can be seen in this video. The new school is scheduled to open in January 2020..

5:15DOSS ELEMENTARY Continued work on the foundation can be seen in this video. The school is undergoing a full modernization and is anticipated to open in Winter 2021.

6:35EASTSIDE MEMORIAL ECHS & INTERNATIONAL HS AT THE ORIGINAL L.C. ANDERSON CAMPUS Mass grading, which ensures the foundation will be level, is complete and can be seen in this video. The new modernized school is expected to open in Summer 2021.

7:54GOVALLE ELEMENTARY In this video exterior walls and roofing are being installed. On the interior fire sprinklers are also going in. The new modernized campus is scheduled to open in January 2020. The total budget for this project is $32,565,000.

9:36MENCHACA ELEMENTARY In this video the exterior walls and roofing are up and the inside interior finishes are being installed. The new modernized school is scheduled to open in January 2020 and total project budget s $33,351,000.

10:55 – MURCHISON ELEMENTARY Demolition on phase one of the modernization project has begun. Phase one will include a 6th grade addition, library and administration relocation, annex roofing, and a bus loop addition. Work is expected to be completed in Winter 2021.

11:47NEW SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY Work has begun to prep for the foundation of the new school. New Southwest is intended to provide relief to the over-utilized Kiker and Baranoff schools. The total project budget is $36,227,000 and the new school is expected to open in Fall 2020.

13:04NORMAN ELEMENTARY Demolition at Norman is complete and work on the new foundation has started. The modernized Norman School will include flexible learning spaces, natural light, outdoor classrooms, and new media technology.


June 2019 Construction

  • 0:03 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders
  • 0:40 – Bowie High School
  • 1:15 – Doss Elementary School
  • 1:56 – Eastside Memorial Early College High School & International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson Campus
  • 2:43 – Govalle Elementary School
  • 3:28 – Menchaca Elementary School
  • 4:14 – New Southwest Elementary School
  • 4:57 – Norman Elementary School
  • 5:41 – T.A. Brown Elementary School

June Footage Details

0:03 – ANN RICHARDS SCHOOL FOR YOUNG WOMEN LEADERS The school is undergoing phase one of a strategic modernization to create a state-of-the-art campus at the current site. The building pad is complete, and the footprint of the building structure can be visibly distinguished. The total budget for the project is $70,416,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in Winter 2021.

0:40 – BOWIE HIGH SCHOOL James Bowie High School Bowie will receive phase one of a full modernization, which includes improved parking as well as additions and renovations to the athletics facilities and fine arts. In this video, the parking lot demolition is underway and will be completed soon. The total budget for the project is $91,030,000.

1:15 – DOSS ELEMENTARY The school is undergoing a full modernization, including new construction and expansion to bring the permanent capacity up to 870 students. Work on the foundation and utilities is underway. The total budget for this project is $43,052,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in Winter 2021.

1:56 – EASTSIDE MEMORIAL ECHS & INTERNATIONAL HS AT THE ORIGINAL L.C. ANDERSON CAMPUS The modernization budget for this school is $80 million and part of a $146.5 million investment for the Eastside Memorial family of schools, which is a $43,084 investment per student. This is the highest per-student investment among the district’s family of schools. Mass grading is 90% complete and the new school is expected to open in Summer 2021.

2:43 – GOVALLE ELEMENTARY A new modernized campus is being built on the existing site and will be one of the first schools in the 2017 Bond Program to open in January 2020. Walls and roofing can be seen in this video. The total budget for this project is $32,565,000.

3:28 – MENCHACA ELEMENTARY A new modernized campus is being built on the existing site and will be one of the first schools in the 2017 Bond Program to open in January 2020. Walls and roofing continue to go up. The new parking and fire lanes are also underway. The total budget for this project is $33,351,000.

4:14 – NEW SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY This school will provide relief to the over-utilized Kiker and Baranoff Elementary Schools with a planned capacity of 552 students. The total project budget is $36,227,000 and the new school is expected to open in Fall 2020. Excavation of site utilities and retention pond elements are underway.

4:57 – NORMAN ELEMENTARY The modernized Norman Elementary will open in Fall 2020 and include flexible learning spaces, natural light, outdoor classrooms, and new media technology. Trustees approved a $25 million investment in the school, funding the complete modernization of the campus. Structural demolition is complete and earthwork is underway.

5:41 – T.A. BROWN ELEMENTARY The school will be one of the first modernization projects completed as part of the 2017 bond program the newly constructed school, located on the original site, is scheduled to open in January 2020. The total budget for the project is $30,842,00. T.A. Brown will be completely topped-out by mid-July.


May 2019 Construction

  • 0:03 – Norman Elementary
  • 1:44 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders 
  • 3:35 – Doss Elementary 
  • 5:27 – New Southwest Elementary 
  • 7:12 – Eastside Memorial Early College High School & International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson Campus 
  • 8:45 – Govalle Elementary 
  • 12:55 – T.A. Brown Elementary
  • 15:19 – Menchaca Elementary

May Footage Details

0:03 - NORMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The modernized Norman Elementary will open in Fall 2020 and include flexible learning spaces, natural light, outdoor classrooms, and new media technology. Trustees approved a $25 million investment in Norman Elementary School, funding the complete modernization of the campus

1:44 - ANN RICHARDS SCHOOL FOR YOUNG WOMEN LEADERS

The school will undergo Phase 1 of a strategic modernization to create a state-of-the-art campus at the current site. The total budget for the project is $70,416,000 and the new school is anticipated to open in January 2021. In this video Rogers-O’Brien Construction, the construction-management-at-risk team (CMAR), is doing earth work.

3:35 - DOSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Doss is undergoing a full modernization including new construction and expansion to bring the permanent capacity up to 870 students. The total budget for this project is $43,052,000 and the new school is expected to open in August 2020. While the school is under construction, Doss students are temporarily located at the former Lucy-Read Pre-K site. In this video the general contractors, Bartlett Cocke, are working on demolition.

5:27 - NEW SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The New Southwest Elementary School will provide relief to the over-utilized Kiker and Baranoff Elementary Schools with a planned capacity of 522 students. The total project budget is $36,227,000 and the new school is expected to open in August 2020. In this video the construction-management-at-risk team (CMAR), Flintco, is working on earth work.

7:12 - EASTSIDE MEMORIAL EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL & INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AT THE ORIGINAL L.C. ANDERSON CAMPUS

The design of Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School at Original L.C. Anderson campus honors the L.C. Anderson legacy by rebuilding significant physical elements of the original campus, recreating the look and feel of the original front facade of the school and creating a historical gallery. In this video you can see materials salvaged from the original building. The construction-management-at-risk team (CMAR), Cadence McShane, is doing earth work. The modernization budget for Eastside Memorial Early College High School and International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson is $80 million and part of a $146.5 million investment for the Eastside Memorial family of schools, which is a $43,084 investment per student. This is the highest per student investment among the district's family of schools. The new school is expected to open in July 2021.

8:45 - GOVALLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Govalle Elementary School is receiving a new modernized campus on the existing site and will be one of the first schools in the 2017 Bond Program to open in January 2020. The total budget is $32,565,00. In this video you can see general contractors, Balfour Beatty, working on vertical construction.

12:55 - T.A. BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

T.A. Brown will be one of the first modernization projects completed as part of the 2017 Bond program. The site was vacated immediately after significant structural issues that posed a safety risk to staff and students were discovered by engineers in late 2016. The newly constructed school, located on the original site, is scheduled to open in January 2020. The total budget for the project is $30,842,000. In this video you can see general contractors, Rogers-O’Brien Construction, working on vertical construction.

15:19 - MENCHACA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Menchaca Elementary School is receiving a new modernized campus on the existing site and will be one of the first schools in the 2017 Bond Program to open in January 2020. The total budget is $33,351,00. In this video you can see general contractors, Joeris, working on vertical construction.


April 2019 Construction

  • 0:03 – Ann Richards School For Young Women Leaders 
  • 1:55 – Doss Elementary 
  • 3:56 – New Southwest Elementary 
  • 5:40 – Eastside Memorial Early College High School & International High School at the Original L.C. Anderson Campus 
  • 8:10 – Govalle Elementary 
  • 12:18 – T.A. Brown Elementary
  • 14:16 – Menchaca Elementary

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