As a result of the $109,200,000 bond issue approved by Marshall ISD voters in May 2015, the Legacy 2017 building program will produce three new elementary schools for students in grades K-5; a renovated K-5 STEM Academy; and a new Marshall Junior High School in time to open the 2017-2018 school year.
As part of the MISD Legacy 2017 building program, construction is now underway for three new K-5, approximately 83,000-square foot facility which will have a capacity to serve 750 students each. Specifically at Robert E. Lee, the current facility will be used for possible community partnerships, re-purposed for district use, sold, rented or demolished.
Groundbreaking for the new elementary schools was held on May 20, 2016. Substantial completion of the buildings is expected by the end of the 2016-2017 school year, with the schools targeted for opening in time for the first day of school for the 2017-2018 school year.
., serves as the architect for the Legacy 2017 building program. Based out of Fort Worth, Texas, focuses all of its resources on K-12 public schools. The firm’s footprint in East Texas is a large one, having completed over $330 million in school construction projects within a 50-mile radius of Marshall including projects in Longview ISD, Kilgore ISD, Sabine ISD and Gladewater ISD over the last five years.
Project Manager for the MISD Legacy 2017 building program is Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN)
out of Houston, Texas. The company’s most recent experience with bond program management includes projects in Brazosport ISD, Brenham ISD, Goose Creek Consolidated ISD, Port Neches-Groves ISD and Rockdale ISD.