Midlothian ISD celebrates 100 years of excellence in education. Reaching higher, gaining momentum, and moving aggressively describe what is presently happening in the district. This progress is the establishment of academic standards, improving student achievement, and continually finding new ways to ensure that every child succeeds in learning.
To develop in each student the character, confidence, knowledge and skills to be successful in life.
- Students are the priority in all decisions.
- Good communication and collaboration builds trust.
- Ethics play a part in every decision.
- Everyone is a learner and can learn.
- A safe caring environment is critical to success.
- Students deserve a highly qualified and well-trained staff.
- Engaging lessons focused on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills are essential for student success.
- High expectations for everyone create a quality school district.
Striving to be the leading learning organization in the nation.
Student Achievement Highlights
Texas Education Agency Ratings based on the 2011 TAKS performance & indicators:
- Midlothian Independent School District - Recognized
- J.A. Vitovsky Elementary - Exemplary
- J.R. Irvin Elementary - Exemplary
- LaRue Miller Elementary - Recognized
- Longbranch Elementary - Exemplary
- Mt. Peak Elementary - Exemplary
- T.E. Baxter Elementary - Recognized
- Frank Seale Middle School - Recognized
- Walnut Grove Middle School - Recognized
- Midlothian High School - Recognized
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District & Campus
- MISD Energy Management initiative has saved the district over $185,000 since June 2011
- Superior Achievement on Financial Rating
- 5-Star Rating on TX Comptroller of Public Accounts
- Servant Leaders Tami Lowman, Vitovsky Elementary Marlen Pinto, WGMS
- Safe Bus Driver Award: Danny Hemphill
- Googled Certified Teacher: Ann Witherspoon, FSMS
- National Merit Commended Scholars: Andrew Hernandez, Rachel Hurst and Noah Rodgers
- National Hispanic Scholar: Andrew Hernandez
- Pantherettes: 1st Runner-Up Duet at Regional Competition
- U.I.L. Academics: Regional and State Qualifiers
- High School Community Problem Solvers 1st place in Education Category
- Middle School Community Problem Solvers International Competition Qualifiers
- Ellis Co. Photo Contest Winners: Roger Ward, Emma Germany and Taylor Tewalt
- Duke University Talent Identification Program: Six 7th graders awarded State Recognition
- FFA: Farm Business Management Team: 2nd at State Competition
- Panther Regiment: Superior Ratings at U.I.L. Regional
- Distinguished Campus Performance Award: J.A. Vitovsky Elementary
- FSMS Choirs received all "1's" at Sandy Lake Competition
- WGMS Tenor/Bass Boys Choir: Honored at Texas Music Educators Association
- MHS Select Women's Choir: Superior Ratings at South Padre Island Competition
- MHS A Cappella Choir: Superior Ratings & Best Overall Choir
- MHS Panther Pride Newspaper: National Award from Scholastic Press Association
- Panther Cheerleaders: Top Honors at Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader National Competition
- Baseball: 5 Academic All-State, 8 Academic All-District, and 7 All-District
- Cross Country Teams: Regional Qualifiers
- Football: 18 Academic All-District, 8 All-District
- Powerlifting: Girls 8 State Qualifiers
- Golf: Boys 3 Academic All-District, 2 Tournament Championships; Girls 3 Tourney Championships, 5
Academic All-District, 1 Academic All-State
- Soccer: Boys 3 Academic All-State, 2 All-Region, 12 All-District; Girls 5A District Champions
- Softball: Bi-District Qualifiers, 8 All-District, and 7 Academic All-District
- Track & Field: 3 State Qualifiers
- Volleyball Bi-District Qualifier, 12 Academic All-District, 8 All-District
- Tennis: Boys District Champion, 4 Academic All-State; Girls District Champions
- Wrestling: Boys - 4 Regional Qualifiers, Girls - 1 Regional Qualifier
Updated: January 17, 2013
- J.A. Vitovsky Elementary: Commended in Reading/ELA and Science
- J.R. Irvin Elementary: Commended in Math, Reading/ELA and Science
- LaRue Miller Elementary: Comparable Improvement in Math; Commended in Reading/ELA, Science and Writing
- Longbranch Elementary: Comparable Improvement in Reading; Commended in Math, Reading/ELA and Science
- Mt. Peak Elementary: Comparable Improvement in Reading; Commended in Math, Reading/ELA, Science and Writing
- T.E. Baxter Elementary: Commended in Math, Reading/ELA, Science and Writing
- Frank Seale Middle School: Commended in Reading/ELA, Science and Social Studies
- Walnut Grove Middle School: Attendance Rate; Comparable Improvement in Reading; Commended Reading/ELA, Science, Social Studies and Writing
- Midlothian High School: College-Ready Graduates
- Midlothian ISD: College-Ready Graduates; Commended in Reading and Social Studies; TX Success Initiative in ELA and Math
Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
Updated: November 2011
|Subjects Tested||Met Standard||Commended|
|Math (grades 3-11)||91%||36%|
|Reading /ELA (grades 3-9)||95%||42%|
|Science (grades 5, 8, 10, 11)||92%||42%|
|Social Studies (grades 8, 10, 11)||97%||51%|
|Writing (grades 4, 7)||96 %||41%|
Average ACT and SAT Scores
Updated: January 2013
|Expenditures per Pupil||$7,342|
|Local Tax Rate Per $100 Valuation||$1.54|
|Maintenance & Operations (M&O)||$1.04|
|Debt Service (I&S)||$0.50|
|Current Bond Indebtedness||$234,323,929|
|General Fund Budget Expenditures|
|Tax Collection Costs||0.7%|
*Offset by state funding
Texas Financial Integrity Rating System
Midlothian ISD has earned “Superior Achievement” for ten consecutive years in the state’s Schools FIRST program. Download the report [PDF]
Midlothian ISD has also earned a third consecutive Texas Comptroller Gold Leadership Circle Award for online financial transparency.
Find more details on our Finance webpage »
Student Enrollment (Weekly)
Updated: May 17, 2013
|Campus||# of Students|
|J.A. Vitovsky Elementary||605|
|J.R. Irvin Elementary||389|
|LaRue Miller Elementary||595|
|Mt. Peak Elementary||588|
|T.E. Baxter Elementary||655|
|Frank Seale Middle School||826|
|Walnut Grove Middle School||935|
|Midlothian High School||2275|
Detailed Report [PDF]
- MISD district area is 112 sq. miles, larger than Duncanville (29), Desoto (22), Cedar Hill (42) combined.
- MISD is larger than Mansfield ISD, which has 94 sq. miles.
- Out of 166 school districts with 5,000+ students, MISD is ranked the 22nd fastest growing district in TX.
- High School of 2,500 students
- Middle School of 1,200 students
- Elementary School of 750 students
|Five-Year Enrollment History
Detailed 4th Quarterly Report [PDF; Updated: January 2013]
Long-Range Facility Plan
Staff & Student Profiles
Updated: October 2012
|Two or More Races||147||1.94%|
|Bilingual/English Second Language||125||1.65%|
|Career & Technology Education||1,575||20.83%|
|Limited English Proficient||253||3.35%|