Menchaca Elementary School

The rich history of Menchaca Elementary School began in the late 1800s. Named after Tejano Army Officer José Antonio Menchaca, it was originally built as a one-room schoolhouse. Menchaca will be receiving a new campus on its existing site that will bring its capacity from 606 to 870 and improve site circulation in response to major, adjacent road expansions.

Project Timeline

*Timeline and rendering subject to change

Latest Updates

Norman Memo: Letter from Principal Mills / Nota de Norman: Mensaje de directora Mills

Nov 14,2019 All Schools

Spanish version below/Versión en español a continuación Dear Norman Elementary School Families, It’s full steam ahead for the modernized Norman campus, and I’m excited to…

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Menchaca Middle School VR Tour Still

VR Tours: Menchaca Elementary School

The Menchaca Elementary School modernization team has assembled VR Tours using design renderings from the Design Development Phase of the modernization process. These VR Tours…

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2017 Bond Update Video

Oct 31,2019 All Schools

As part of our continued commitment to communicate the progress of the bond to the community, we are sharing the latest versions of the Bond…

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Key Information

  • Modernization Budget: $33,300,000
  • Total Budget: $33,351,000
  • Anticipated Opening Date: January 2020
  • Trustee: Geronimo Rodriguez, Jr.
  • Location: 12120 Manchaca Rd., Austin, Texas 78748
  • Existing Capacity: 606
  • Planned Capacity: 870
  • 2016/2017 Utilization: 123%

Project Team

  • Design-Build Team:
  • Campus Architectural Team:
    • Eliza Loyola, Principal
    • Ann Weitzman, Instructional Staff
    • Mary Tijerina, Instructional Staff
    • Leslie Rubio, Instructional Staff
    • Ariel Greco-Belz, Administrative Staff
    • Lydia Valdes, Parent
    • Shannon Puzey, Parent
    • Cat Young, Community Member
    • Trudy Richards, Community Member
    • Jason White, Community Member