Bond at Work

Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at B.F. Darrell

  • Planning Stages

  • Construction Started

  • Complete

Current Status

Project Highlights

  • Campus Additions
    • Ten-classroom addition
    • Four Science labs/1 computer lab/ 1 robotics lab
    • New media center
    • Four tennis courts
    • A basketball court
    • An aerobic fitness court
    • A practice Lacrosse field
  • School Modernization
    • Paint common interior areas and exterior areas as applicable
  • Building Envelope
    • Roof replacement as assessed
    • Replace internal doors/hardware opening into corridors to provide lockdown capability
    • Renovate areas of existing building per new program
    • Repair and paint water damaged walls in existing classrooms
    • Replace kitchen ceiling
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing
    • Boiler replacement as assessed
    • Chiller replacement as assessed
    • Grease trap upgrades
    • DDC Controls upgrades to existing building
  • Restroom Refurbishments
    • Scope as identified by the assessment teams
  • Sitework / Grounds
    • Playground border and fall zone
    • Dumpster pad and fencing around dumpsters as required for code compliance
    • Grounds Athletic fields per new program
    • Grounds Fencing around lacrosse field
    • Grounds car drop off lane in front of school
  • Fire Alarm / Security Systems
    • Complete security system


Project Information


4730 S. Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216
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Lew Blackburn, Ph.D., District 5

Project Status:


Project Manager:

Jacobs Engineering Inc.


Manning Architects


Ratcliff Constructors

  • Students at orientation
  • Front lobby
  • Student receiving feedback from his teacher
  • Students receiving their first lesson of the year
  • Students getting oriented with their new classroom
  • Teacher prepping for the first day of school
  • Principal Douglas getting interviewed on the first day of school