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Kennedale HS

Kennedale High School

This Board reviewed and approved the Design Development for the project on February 15, 2024. The presentation to the Board is below:

Kennedale High School Design Development Presentation

The project is now in the Construction Documentation phase.  It is anticipated that these documents will be completed in early April.  At that point, the Contractor will begin the procurement process for subcontractors, materials, equipment, etc.

Architect – Huckabee & Associates

Contractor – Authers Building Group

The following improvements are planned for Kennedale High School

  • Replace roof

  • Miscellaneous paving & sidewalk repair

  • Exterior and interior wayfinding & signage

  • Lighting and AC upgrades

  • Update finishes throughout

  • Repair fire riser piping

  • Restroom renovations

  • Convert the art rooms into one larger space

  • Convert culinary lab to CNA/EMT practicum space

  • Convert 701/703 to dressing rooms for PE

  • Update dressing rooms in the main building

  • Expand laundry in the dressing room area

  • Upgrade intercom/bell system

  • Upgrade audio-visual equipment

  • Update lighting & sound in the auditorium

  • Update science lab fixtures

  • Expand the ramp next to room 307

  • Replace scoreboards in gyms

  • NEW furniture

  • NEW culinary lab

  • NEW Fine Arts equipment storage

Kennedale JH

Kennedale Junior High

The project is currently in the design development phase. Schematic Design was presented to and approved by the Boad of Trustees on December 14, 2023.  A link to the Board presentation is below.

Kennedale Junior High Schematic Design Presentation

Construction Documents will be in production in the coming months.

Architect – Reliance Architecture

Contractor – Steele & Freeman

Kennedale Junior High School is slated to receive a classroom addition that includes new science labs, CTE classrooms & a variety of instructional support spaces.  In addition, the program for improvements includes:

  • Replace roof

  • Clean, paint, and seal exterior walls

  • Update finishes throughout

  • Exterior and interior wayfinding & signage

  • Lighting and AC upgrades.

  • Sidewalk repairs

  • Update outdoor canopies

  • Gut & remodel old shop

  • Convert science labs to classrooms

  • Renovate several classrooms for storage & small group instruction

  • Soundproof classrooms

  • Remodel field house   

  • Three NEW outdoor courts

  • NEW drive for student drop-off/pick-up

  • NEW furniture

JF Delaney Elem

J.F. Delaney Elementary

Schematic Design is underway.  

Architect – Huckabee & Associates

Contractor - TBD

The following improvements are planned for Delaney Elementary:

  • Clean, paint, and seal exterior walls

  • Update finishes throughout

  • Exterior and interior wayfinding & signage

  • Handicap accessibility upgrades

  • Lighting and AC upgrades

  • Replace two playscapes & canopies

  • Replace gym bleachers & flooring

  • NEW furniture

RF Patterson Elem

R.F. Patterson Elementary

Schematic design will begin in the next few months.

Architect – Reliance Architecture

Contractor – TBD

The following improvements are planned for Patterson Elementary:

  • Replace roof

  • Clean, paint, and seal exterior walls

  • Update finishes throughout

  • Exterior and interior wayfinding & signage

  • Lighting and AC upgrades

  • Millwork upgrades

  • Replace gym bleachers & flooring

  • NEW drive for student drop-off/pick-up

  • NEW library

  • NEW furniture

JAA Early Childhood

James A. Arthur Early Childhood Center

KISD has committed local funds and resources in an effort to provide an innovative early childhood center.  The newly renovated campus opened up to serve grades Pre-K & Kindergarten in the fall of 2023.  Part of the 2023 bond proposition was to reimburse district fund balance with bond proceeds.  In addition, the following improvements are planned:

  • Clean, paint, and seal exterior walls

  • AC upgrades

  • Regrade and repave the west parking lot

  • Reroof the two-story addition

The two-story addition re-roof has been completed and the district fund balance has been reimbursed for the renovation costs.  Planning is underway for the remaining projects.

Architect – TBD

Contractor – TBD