McCallum High School

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McCallum High School will receive a Phase 1 (of 3-4) modernization as part of the 2022 Bond. The project design is anticipated to begin in spring 2023 and open to students in spring 2027. The Campus Architectural Team, composed of campus staff, parents and community members, will work with the district and project team to determine the scope of the modernization in order to best meet the needs of McCallum’s students, staff and community.

McCallum will also receive a secure entry vestibule and improvements to campus systems including, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and roofing repairs, as well as athletic field upgrades.

Follow the link to view the campus FAQ in Spanish

Community Meeting Update

McCallum High School’s conceptual meeting was held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. 

  • The community was updated on the work the Campus Architectural Team (CAT) has been doing with the design team. During the meeting, the community was informed of project goals and of specific concerns shared by the CAT. 
  • The design team shared a brief overview of the project’s scope, vision and design concepts for McCallum.  
  • The community’s feedback, concerns and priorities were collected.

Some images of the school’s design that were shared during the meeting are pictured below. More detailed renderings can be located within the meeting presentation.

secure vestibule floor plan rendering
conceptual rendering of school grounds
rendering of CTE wing of school

 

Meeting Item  English  Spanish
Recording  Meeting Recording 03/20/24 (ENG)   Meeting Recording 03/20/24 (ENG) 
Presentation Materials 03/20/24 (ENG) Materials 03/20/24 (ESP)
Agenda Agenda 03/20/24 (ENG) Agenda 03/20/24 (ESP)
Notes Notes 03/20/24 (ENG)  

For meeting materials from earlier meetings, please visit the document archive.

Andy Baxa, Principal

Amanda Day, Teacher

Audrea Moyers, Teacher

Audrey Smith, Student

Briana O’Guin, Parent

Carey West, Teacher

Carly Kehn, Teacher

Claudia Kramer Santamaria Parent

Dillon Junkin, Teacher

Dr. Sam Parrot, Assistant Principal

Elaine Bohls-Graham, Teacher

Ingrid Croan, Parent

Janet Williams, Parent

Laelani Croan, Student

Larry Featherstone, Assist. Principal

Lauren Paver, Parent

Ryan McCulloch, Community Member

Tami Ballard, Assist. Principal

Teri Kirby, Assist. Principal

Tom Gammerdinger, Staff

Historically Underutilized Business Program (HUB)

Austin ISD's Historically Underutilized Business Program is committed to advancing equity in contracting, ensuring HUB firms can compete fairly and participate in construction-related, bond-funded projects. The HUB Program is a core business strategy for the district, formally adopted by the trustees in August 2016. A HUB is a business that is 51% owned, managed and controlled by a minority or woman — groups that are historically underrepresented in architecture, construction and other professional services. Austin ISD supports one of the most comprehensive public school HUB programs in the nation, providing tools for minority- and women-owned businesses to do business with the district.

Sustainability

Sustainability is a top priority for all projects implemented through the 2022 Bond. The standard for all full modernization projects will be to reach Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) certifications.