SWISD To Break Ground on New High School and Middle School

Joeris General Contractors will officially break ground Wednesday, November 19 at 2 p.m. on two new schools in the Southwest Independent School District – a new high school and new middle school. The groundbreaking will take place at the intersection of Somerset and Watson Roads. See Map by clicking HERE

Here are some details on the new schools:

The facilities will be built on an undeveloped 200-acre site in southwest San Antonio. It will also include the construction of roadways, parking lots, sports fields and underground utility work.

Southwest Legacy High School (Mascot: Titans)
369,700 SF, 2,500 student capacity with core capacity of 3,000 to support future addition(s) adding 500 student capacity, separate buildings for athletics and career and technology.

Judith A. Resnik Middle School (Mascot: Jets):
172,700 SF, 1,200 student capacity, separate building for athletics and cafeteria. The school is named after Judith A. Resnik, one of the NASA astronauts who died aboard the ill-fated Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986. SWISD’s 3 current middle schools are also named for Challenger astronauts – Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Ronald E. McNair and Francis R. Scobee.

Football Stadium with synthetic turf track and field master planned for 10,000 seats. Current design includes 4,800 seats. Additional facilities include a baseball field, softball fields, tennis courts (8), and practice fields at the HS and MS include football/soccer and track and field events.