By Monte Hunter, AIA

Monte Hunter is a Principal and PSC’s Metrics Leader in the K-12 Sector. Prior to joining PSC, Monte was president of Hunter Corral Associates for 27 years until PSC and HCA joined forces in 2013.

Trends indicate that poverty is the most significant stressor on student achievement. The enclosed summarizes student poverty trends in Texas and facility planning practices that can help overcome the impact of poverty on student achievement.