Kathleen MacDonald High School

Project Location
San Jose, CA

Santa Clara Unified School District


Education, K-12 Education

Construction Management, General Contracting, Preconstruction

Northern California

Swinerton Office Location
Santa Clara, California

Construction Manager Multiple Prime, Multiple Projects and Phases, DSA Jurisdiction

Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2022 Structures Award Honorees, Education Category for Agnews Campus

Award of Honor, Design Category 2019 Coalition for Adequate School Housing and American Institute of Architects, California Council

Swinerton provided preconstruction and construction services for three new schools on the 55-acre Agnews campus. Scope of work also included a comprehensive site package with underground utilities, multiple surface parking lots, bus shelter drop off, hardscape, landscape, and site lighting, as well as a full development and face-lift for the 0.52-mile stretch of Zanker Road adjacent to the entire Agnews Campus.

The state-of-the-art, 21st Century schools address the ever growing student population in the District and include:

Kathleen MacDonald High School: seven buildings totaling over 250,000 square feet, featuring an administrative building; 3-story classroom and lab classroom buildings with high-end AV systems and lab equipment; clerestory student union building with a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen and a snack bar; gym building with two gyms and locker rooms, office space for teachers, high-end AV systems, full courts for various sports and exercise rooms; performing theater building and aquatic building; outdoor spaces including a quad; and athletic fields with a track, stadium, pressbox, football field, baseball and softball fields, soccer fields, and tennis courts.