The Parish School

Master Planning, Schools


Houston, Texas


70,000 sf

Project Features
  • 17-acre master plan
  • Seven classroom cottages
  • Multi-purpose building
  • Media center
  • Administration Building
  • Diagnostic treatment center

Envisioned in a summer camp setting, The Parish School provides education for students with communication and learning differences ranging in age from 18 months to third grade. The 17-acre master plan includes seven classroom cottages, each with four classrooms, common spaces such as a multi-purpose building for art, athletics, and dining, a media center and administration building, and a diagnostic treatment center.

Nicola Springer, AIA, LEED AP 713 426 7510
To email this Team Leader, please complete the security check below:

Nicola is an expert in 21st century learning environments and educational design – from pre-K to collegiate. In her role as preK-12 team leader, she has created state-of-the-art public and private schools and developed PlayTheory, a process that engages stakeholders in a fun, collaborative way to gather quantitative and qualitative information that is used during the design phase. With 17 years at Kirksey, her talents and experience are utilized for many community projects as well.