J.H. Florence elementary school

Mesquite Independent School District

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school - city park site swap

Total replacement of a 1965 school on the same site constructed with school in session. The school abuts a city park. The new school was built on the park site, then the old school demolished and redeveloped into new play fields, a walking trail, and other features to serve both school and community. Many existing mature trees were retained. Includes 39 regular classrooms, several multi-purpose rooms, a gated courtyard, and many features of the Next Generation learning methods.


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Size: 96,535 SF

Budget: $20,000,000

Completion Date: June 2017

Location: Mesquite, Texas



Mesquite Independent School District



Pogue Construction


collaborative fun spaces

These Students Want to Come to School Each Day


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