HD Woodson High School first opened in 1973 occupying an eight-story concrete tower built upon a raised outdoor plaza. After more than 30 years of use, the school progressed into an advanced state of disrepair. As a result, the original facility was demolished and a new building and associated site improvements were planned. The new HD Woodson High School serves 900 students in a curriculum based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The plan to accommodate this unique curriculum features distinct academic communities, each configured for integrated learning. These integrated classrooms include operable dividers for conversion into two traditionally- sized classrooms. Each learning community has an integrated learning suite with lab rooms and conferencing areas surrounding a collaborative learning space. Along with academic and administrative spaces, facilities within the building include a full proscenium theater seating 1,000, a natatorium and two gyms. The site includes a football field with surrounding track, viewing stands, associated locker, concession and ticketing buildings, tennis courts, a softball field, practice areas and parking