FORT WORTH ISD
Western Hills High School
Fort Worth ISD engaged Huckabee to help develop a new direction for Western Hills High School. Additions and renovations will transform WHHS, making it more modern with a focus on CTE and STEM learning. The design creates collaborative spaces for student interaction and supports choice with flexible elements. The design also brings natural light into all spaces of the building to promote the health and wellbeing of students.
The school’s library will become a state-of-the-art media center and technology hub. Classrooms will be renovated for 21st century learning. A new art addition will house two new visual art classrooms and will also feature a centralized courtyard for creative student activities. A new front entry with controlled entry vestibule will improve security and campus organization.
The school will receive an improved exterior courtyard with built-in seating and an overhead shade structure. The courtyard is located adjacent to the dining space, which doubles as extra circular space for activities such as robotics. A coffee bar will add fun and interest.
The project includes a new special education wing as well as upgrades to the auditorium and teacher planning areas. In addition, the entire school will receive new LED lighting, a new sprinkler system, ADA improvements and security upgrades throughout.