Top 10 most expensive high school football stadiums in Texas

Video: Allen High School's $60 million stadium

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Nobody does high school football stadiums quite like Texas.

Over the past decade, there's been a boom in the construction of prep pigskin palaces in the Lone Star State. Facilities costing $30 million-plus have been unveiled on a near-annual basis since 2010.

At least two more are on the way in the Houston area, including the $51.2 million Tomball ISD Stadium and the Sheldon ISD Stadium.

Read on for a snapshot of the 10 most expensive high school football stadiums in Texas.

1. Cy-Fair FCU Stadium — Cypress

Cost: $80 million

Opened: 2006

Capacity: 11,000

Home to: Bridgeland (Cypress), Cypress Lakes (Katy), Cypress Park (Cypress), Cypress Ranch (Houston), Cypress Springs (Cypress), Cypress Woods (Cypress), Langham Creek (Houston)

2. Legacy Stadium — Katy

Cost: $70 million

Opened: 2017

Capacity: 12,000

Home to: Cinco Ranch (Katy), Katy, Katy Taylor (Katy), Mayde Creek (Houston), Morton Ranch (Katy), Paetow (Katy), Seven Lakes (Katy), Tompkins (Katy)

3. McKinney ISD Stadium — McKinney

Cost: $70 million

Opened: 2018

Capacity: 12,000

Home to: Boyd (McKinney), McKinney, McKinney North (McKinney)

4. Eagle Stadium — Allen

Cost: $60 million

Opened: 2012

Capacity: 18,000

Home to: Allen

5. Woodforest Bank Stadium — Shenandoah

Cost: $49 million

Opened: 2008

Capacity: 10,000

Home to: College Park (The Woodlands), Oak Ridge (Conroe), The Woodlands

6. Children's Health Stadium — Prosper

Cost: $48 million

Opened: 2019 (under construction, slated to open in August)

Capacity: 12,000

Home to: Prosper

7. Beaumont ISD Memorial Stadium — Beaumont

Cost: $47.3

Opened: 2010

Capacity: 10,600

Home to: Beaumont United (Beaumont), West Brook (Beaumont)

8. Alvin ISD Freedom Field — Iowa Colony

Cost: $41.4

Opened: 2018

Capacity: 10,000

Home to: Manvel, Shadow Creek (Pearland)

9. Challenger Columbia Stadium — Webster

Cost: $39 million

Opened: 2016

Capacity: 10,000

Home to: Clear Brook (Friendswood), Clear Creek (League City, Texas), Clear Falls (League City), Clear Lake (Houston), Clear Springs (League City)

10. Planet Ford Stadium — Spring

Cost: $38 million

Opened: 2019 (under construction, slated to open this fall)

Capacity: 8,000

Home to: Dekaney (Houston), Spring, Westfield (Houston)

Click here for an expanded look at Allen's Eagle Stadium via Ashton Washington/@TOCAshtonW on Twitter. ...

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