Texas Public School Space Trends and Fiscal Opportunities
Monte Hunter is a Principal and PSC’s Metrics Leader in the K-12 Sector. He has become an expert in school long-range planning with more than 50 Facility Assessment projects and more than 30 Facility Metric projects over the last 30 years. School districts rely on his expertise in facility renewal optimization, space utilization, financial sustainability and impact on learning for identifying future facility needs.
Public school facilities represent one of the largest capital investments in Texas and up to one-third of K-12 school expenditures. Thus, understanding the fiscal implications of school facility trends is important. The following explores Texas public school facility macro trends and corresponding fiscal opportunities.