Ronald Thornton Middle School

Missouri City, TX

Owner: Fort Bend ISD
Architect: Bay IBI Group
$49.2 M
Sustainable Features

New, 229,000 SF middle school to address rapid growth in Fort Bend County. Thornton Middle School houses 1,200 students, and includes a master plan for future expansion to the full 1,450 student capacity. Designed to achieve LEED Certified level, the building’s features include spaces devoted to sparking creativity in students and a central library stocked with laptops and mobile devices instead of exclusively desktop computers. The new school was built next to the recently completed Leonetti Elementary School, creating a learning campus for the District.