The Crowley ISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Michael McFarland, city council members and a crowd of staff and community members broke ground on the new B.R. Johnson Career & Tech Center on Dec. 14. The campus is scheduled to open Fall 2020.
"This is an exciting day for our school district as we break ground on our new CTE center," McFarland said. "We are building the future in Crowley ISD as we continue to see tremendous growth in our community."
The new campus will host 13 career and technical programs of study for students from both Crowley ISD high schools, as well as the Crowley Collegiate Academy, Global Prep Academy and dual credit courses. It will be located south of the Sewell Agricultural Science Center at 1800 W. Cleburne Crowley Road.
210,000 square feet
Approximately 130 teaching spaces, including learning staircase
Sustainable features including geothermal heating and cooling, energy-efficient reflective roof and solar panels
The $72.9 million project is being funded by the Crowley ISD capital bond program.
Multiple collaboration areas, including centralized learning staircase