Long range planning committee tours Keefer Crossing Middle School

November 17, 2017 - The district's long range planning committee held its fifth meeting Thursday, Nov. 16. The committee toured Keefer Crossing Middle School before beginning discussions and identifying priorities regarding educational spaces, technology, and safety/security. Topics regarding educational spaces included instructional spaces, assembly spaces, and lighting. Technology topics included audio/visual systems, interactive technology, technology infrastructure, and Internet service. Safety and security issues included building access controls, monitoring systems, fire systems, burglar systems, and personnel communication systems. Project Updates


Long range planning committee holds fourth meeting

November 13, 2017 - The district's long range planning committee held its fourth meeting Thursday, Nov. 9. The committee reviewed data from the recently completed facilities condition assessment report. The committee began to discuss priorities based on the age and condition of assessed facilities and discussed system and building use priorities as well. Project Updates


Long range planning committee tours elementary schools

November 7, 2017 - The district's long range planning committee held its third meeting Thursday, Nov. 2. Representatives from LAN presented a district parity study to the committee in which the district's facilities were evaluated relative to design standards developed this summer. The parity study examines campus enrollments and square footage per student, the building condition as determined by the facilities assessment, site accommodations like parking, entryways, and playgrounds, safety and security issues, and building composition. The committee also toured Oakley Elementary School and Porter Elementary School.


Long range planning committee hears district program reports

November 1, 2017 - The district's long range planning committee held its second meeting Thursday, Oct. 27. The committee heard presentations from school district personnel regarding various programs, including career and technical education, digital learning, fine arts, special education, technology, child nutrition, safety and security, transportation, and athletics. Upcoming meetings will include a tour of campus facilities, review of the district's design standards and parity study, construction updates, and a demographics report.


Long range planning committee holds first meeting

October 23, 2017 - The district's long range planning committee began its work Thursday, Oct. 19. The committee comprised of parents, district staff, and community members will meet eight times between October and January. The committee will review the district’s recently completed facilities assessment and design standards, as well as its most recent demographic studies. The group will set priorities and, ultimately, produce a report regarding a Long Range Facility Plan for the Board of Trustees in January. The first meeting included reports to the committee on the facilities assessment and the district’s financial status.


LAN presents summary of facilities condition assessment to Board of Trustees

October 17, 2017 - Lockwood, Andrews, and Newman, Inc. (LAN) presented a summary of their work to the Board of Trustees at its regular monthly meeting, Oct. 16. LAN has completed its facilities assessment, covering more than 2.1 million square feet and 44 of the district's current facilities. LAN also summarized the completion of a set of design standards, developed to account for student capacity, safety and security, technology, enrollment growth, and academic programs. With the completion of the design standards and facilities assessment, the district will begin a long range planning process focusing on the condition of current facilities, academic programs, and student enrollment growth.


Brookwood Forest Elementary construction progressing

Construction of New Caney ISD's 11th elementary school is well underway. Brookwood Forest Elementary School, scheduled to open for the 2018-19 school year, is approximately 20% complete overall. The foundation is 80% complete, and structural steel is 85% complete. The exterior wall framing has begun. Also, the district natatorium is nearing completion (approximately 95% complete), and Infinity Early College High School's new facility is 85% complete overall.  

Brookwood Forest Elementary School

District Natatorium

Infinity Early College High School