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Bowden Academy LogoTotal Funds
$11,078,573

Total Spend to date
$8,833,304

Architect: VLK Architects
Contractor: Morganti/Casias
Project Status: Construction

The Academy conversion will require additional instructional spaces to accommodate the program expansion to include middle school grades and bilingual program. There will be a 13,700 square foot addition at the covered area south of the existing library, which would allow cost savings as no roof is required. A new security vestibule will be also integrated at the main entrance to increase student safety.

Renovations and upgrades to include:

  • Classroom spaces (general learning, science, art, music, special education)
  • Restrooms
  • Cafeteria/kitchen
  • Stage
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Plumbing and electrical
  • Technology infrastructure for new and renovated spaces
  • Lighting
  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Special needs accessibility in entryways, restrooms, and other areas
  • Front-entry modifications to improve security
  • Roofing, building exterior and site improvements

Latest Updates

All Bowden Academy Additions and Renovations have been completed, with several outstanding items nearing the final stages, including:
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Programming of HVAC controls
-Programming of the Access Control Card Readers
-Installation of Roofing tie-in from the low roof to the rooftop screenwall next to the Chillers (RFI clarification response just received).
-Miscellaneous punch list items
-Fabrication and installation of a Project Dedication Plaque

Recent project milestones include:
-The Parking Lot and Basketball Court sealcoating and re-striping were completed and turned over on January 2nd.
-The remaining 2nd Floor classrooms in the SW corner of the building were completed and turned over on February 14th.
- The Kitchen was completed and turned over on March 13th.
-The 2nd Floor Science and Art Labs were completed and turned over on March 30th.
-Full Temporary Certificate of Occupancy was issued when the Administration Offices and Main Entry areas were completed and turned over on April 13th.
-Additionally, Landscaping installation has been completed.

01.29.19: Bond project kickoff event, highlighting all of the District's projects


10.16.18: A Community Meeting took place in the Library. Click here for the presentation.

3.22.18: A Project Advisory Team meeting, consisting of school leadership, faculty and several members from the community met.

Bowden Academy Summary Bond Expenditures
Budget Description Budget Committed Costs Cost to Date Uncommitted Costs
Construction $8,308,930 $8,308,930 $8,170,700 $0
Soft Costs $1,772,572 $768,500 $638,678 $1,004,071
FFE $332,357     $332,357
Technology $110,786 $23,926 $23,926 $86,860
Contingency $478,076 $320,534 $233,395
Project Total $11,002,720 $9,421,890 $8,833,304 $1,656,683


Legend:

Construction:  New construction and renovation costs, contractor and design contingency
Soft Costs:  Architect design fees, Construction Manager fees, Design Consultants, QA/QC Services, fees, temporary facilities, abatement
Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FFE):  Classroom furniture, owner provided equipment
Technology:  Technology hardware & infrastructure
Contingency:  Owner's contingency, inflation, project reserves





  • Category
    School Year
    Vendor Name
    Total Expenditures
    Construction
    2018-2019
    MORGANTI TEXAS/CASIAS JOINT VE
    $1,828,144.95
    Construction
    2019-2020
    MORGANTI TEXAS/CASIAS JOINT VE
    $6,132,522.60
    Construction
    2019-2020
    RIDGWAY'S LLC
    $54.94
    Construction
    2019-2020
    SYSNET, LLC
    $2,470.00
    Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment
    2019-2020
    TARI INC.
    $11,652.96
    Soft Costs
    2017-2018
    PROTECTION DEVELOPMENT, INC.
    $375.00
    Soft Costs
    2017-2018
    VLK ARCHITECTS, INC.
    $90,571.05
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    MISSION RESTAURANT SUPPLY CO.
    $4,220.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    RABA-KISTNER CONSULTANTS, INC.
    $26,158.63
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    $387.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    TTL, INC.
    $13,200.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    $14,832.00
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    VALLA CONSTRUCTION, INC
    $17,701.26
    Soft Costs
    2018-2019
    VLK ARCHITECTS, INC.
    $277,707.15
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    ALPHA TESTING INC.
    $19,533.50
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    B & M LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
    $29,125.86
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    PRESIDIO NETWK. SOLUTIONS INC.
    $23,926.00
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    RABA-KISTNER CONSULTANTS, INC.
    $22,433.62
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    $387.00
    Soft Costs
    2019-2020
    VLK ARCHITECTS, INC.
    $200,421.05
    Technology
    2019-2020
    PIRAINO CONSULTING, INC.
    $50,259.24
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