The new Van Vleck Elementary School is designed to hold a capacity of 550 students. The new school includes various teaching spaces and classroom wings, a central library, central library media center, front entry with security vestibule and expandable working spaces.
The new Van Vleck Middle School features flex spaces for teaching and collaboration, front entry with security vestibule, central library media center, outdoor learning spaces, and movable walls and furniture. During the programming phase, the committee decided that the most economical decision would be to combine the middle school and high school into one facility which will be combined by a shared cafeteria and auditorium However, each campus has its own classroom wings, administrative suites and main entrances. The 62,405-square foot space holds a capacity of 350 students.
In connection with Van Vleck ISD’s new middle school, the district’s new high school features flex spaces for teaching and collaboration, front entry with security vestibule, central library media center, a Black Box Theatre, cafetorium, movable walls and furniture, and outdoor learning spaces. The facility includes its own classroom wing and administrative suite at 455,000 square feet of spaces for 500 students.
To introduce students to sustainability in the built environment and landscape architecture, PBK chose to teach by example through the incorporation of sustainable LED lighting, water-efficient fixtures, a high-performance building envelope, high-efficiency chillers or all classrooms, and xeriscaping for the entire facility.