Hector Garcia Middle School

Dallas, TX

Owner: Dallas ISD
Architect: Perkins + Will
$24.1 M
Sustainable Features

New three-story, 176,000 SF facility that accommodates 1,224 students and includes 27 core academic and special education classrooms, a career education classroom, an instructional technology classroom, an alternative education classroom, a media center, performing and visual arts space, and a 450-seat auditorium. The exterior grounds are home to baseball and football fields, a running track and tennis courts which are not only used by Hector Garcia students, but students from neighboring schools as well. The total complex covers 13.4 acres.

Patrick Green, AIA, LEED AP - Perkins+Will

This was a flagship project for not only the Client, but also for Perkins+Will. The construction team displayed and demonstrated the necessary partnership, commitment and dedication required for the entire team to achieve success.

  • Texas Construction – Best of K12, Award of Excellence and Design
  • AGC Texas Building Branch – 2008 Outstanding Educational Award
  • QUOIN-Association of General Contractors – 2008 Summit Award
  • USGBC – 2010 Green Schools Award, New Construction
Hector Garcia Middle School is the first LEED Certified public school built from the ground up by the Dallas Independent School District and the largest public school anywhere in Texas to receive LEED certification.