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Sam Houston Math, Science & Technology Center was built in 1934 in north Houston and is one of HISD’s largest comprehensive high schools. Over the years, the school has undergone several renovations, most recently the addition of a new science and laboratory building to support the school’s mission to prepare students for college and careers.
Scope of Work
New school that incorporates the new science classroom and laboratory wing for 2,550-2,750 students.
Guiding Principles for the new SHMSTC:
  • A Culture of Success and Achievement– SHMSTC encourages all students to be inquiring and knowledgeable individuals who can achieve their highest potential within an atmosphere of shared responsibility, academic challenge, intercultural understanding and mutual respect. We are a highly structured, focused, and accountable school whose culture drives student achievement.
  • Safety Allows for Success – SHMSTC will have an open visible environment with a logical flow where students, staff, and visitors will be safe and secure.
  • An Environment of Academic Excellence – At SHMSTC, every student will be inspired to develop academically, athletically, ethically, physically, and socially with the tools and knowledge needed for college and career readiness. The environment shall be aesthetically pleasing and inspirational for all students in all grade levels.
  • Community Involvement for Success – SHMSTC is more than just a building for students. It’s a high quality neighborhood institution whose physical structure offers educational opportunities and facilitates community engagement. Our diverse cultures, traditions and customs are celebrated in a professional environment that values collaboration, creativity, competition and distributive team-driven leadership.
  • 21st Century Campus-SHMSTC will be the model 21st century campus with integrated technology and digital learning environments for students, empowering “Math, Science, and Technology Center” in the campus’ name