As Midlothian has increased in population, city and local leaders have continued to ensure that exceptional education remains a top priority. Midlothian Independent School District (MISD) is frequently cited by residents as the key reason they were drawn to this community, while Midlothian Higher Education Center (MHEC) provides on-going continuing education for students and employees of all ages.
Midlothian Independent School District (MISD)
Celebrating 100 years of excellence in education, Midlothian Independent School District (MISD) has an enrollment of about 8,100, which includes two high schools, two middle schools, and six elementary schools. Out of 166 school districts with 5,000-plus students, MISD is the 22nd fastest-growing district in Texas.
In 2009, the district was rated exemplary in 22 out of 25 academic measurements. MISD students also scored above the state average on their ACT and SAT scores in 2009, and they ranked in the upper 90th percentile on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.
Average SAT and ACT Scores
Midlothian Higher Education Center (MHEC)
Sixteen degree programs, three partners, one campus.
- Navarro College
- Tarleton State University
- Texas A&M University-Commerce
Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in April 2012, the Midlothian Higher Education Center (MHEC) forms the ninth Multi-Institution Teaching Center (MITC) in Texas and grants resources to students of all ages to pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
Through partnerships between Navarro College, Texas A&M University-Commerce, and Tarleton State University, MHEC presents students with a broad array of courses and programs.
A tremendous resource for the community, MHEC benefits residents and employers by providing an accessible and affordable solution to college and university degrees. Additionally, it serves as a connection to an educated workforce for businesses and offers continuing education for employees who are seeking to improve professional skills and career advancement opportunities.