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Alvin ISD reveals plans for fourth high school

December 19, 2018

Alvin Independent School District recently closed on land for its fourth comprehensive high school, which will go in Iowa Colony.

A 2015 school bond issue funded the land, off Texas 288 and CR 64, and a recently passed bond will fund construction of the 550,000-square-foot, two-story building.

“The site we secured is larger than a typical high school site, but this allows us to meet drainage requirements following Hurricane Harvey,” “Associate Superintendent Pat Miller said in a press release. “This site allows us to accommodate a future junior high site, and possibly an elementary, pending future drainage requirements.”

The campus will include three large group instructional spaces, a 10,000-square-foot library, dedicated career and technical education classes, an 800-person auditorium, an attached swimming pool and three gymnasiums.

Construction will start in summer 2019, and full occupancy is expected in spring 2022.

Attendance boundaries will be set through a future school boundary advisory committee.

Alvin ISD continues to experience unprecedented enrollment growth, with more than 1,200 new students enrolling in the district each year. Alvin ISD’s Shadow Creek High School, which opened in 2016 in Pearland, began the 2018 school year exceeding its 2,500 enrollment capacity.

Learn more at http://www.alvinisd.net.

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