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San Jon High School
San Jon, New Mexico


Description: San Jon High School
Other Names:
Address: San Jon, Quay County, New Mexico
Type: educational; secondary
Original Client: [local school board]
Historic Inventory:
Date: ca. 1920-1921
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story entry and office block with wings; T-shaped, with tall auditorium in rear

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: plastered
Roofing Materials: flat; Spanish tile over entry
Other Materials Used: unknown
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner: [local school board]
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 479, photograph of a rendering, front elevation; Ponsford 521, the same design
Location of Documentary Photographs:


Remarks: The design is identical to the Nara Visa High School of 1920-1921 . The size of the auditorium indicates that the building was also meant to serve as a community center. The roof line differs from the rendering.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990