• 5700 Bexar St. | Dallas, TX 75204 | www.dallasisd.org/southdallasproud

    The Dallas ISD Board approved a contract to construct the new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) school at H.S. Thompson Elementary School on the site of the previous school on Bexar St. in Bonton. Plans call for a two-story, 73,000 square foot building on a 5.7-acre site to include core classrooms, a storm shelter, library/media center, and gymnasium. The $30 million project is anticipated for completion in time for the start of school in August 2021.  Features include:

    • 23 core classrooms for Kindergarten-5
    • 7 science classrooms,
    • 2 special education classrooms
    • 1 art classroom
    • 1 music classroom
    • 1 dance classroom
    • Media center
    • Maker space
    • Exterior play areas
    • Gym and cafetorium, including stage storage, equipment room, and multipurpose room
  • Key Information

    Total Budget:  $30,162,716.85
    Architect:    KAI
    Contractor:   Ratrcliff Constructors/Primestar JV
    Program Manager: Dallas ISD
    Project Manager: 
    Erik Ukpaka, Sr.

Project Timeline

  • 1 Planning
    2 Design

    Virtual Groundbreaking Ceremony

    4 Construction
    26% complete
    5 Ribbon-Cutting  
    6 Target Opening
    Scheduled August 2021
    7 Project Close-Out
    Scheduled 2021

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