The Mission Consolidated Independent School District has chosen to name school buildings after individuals or groups who represent exemplary human qualities that can serve as a model of excellence for the students who shall attend the school. Hurla M. Midkiff Elementary was built in 2003. The school opened its doors to students for the first day of classes on August 18, 2003. On September 27, Mission CISD had a dedication ceremony where the school was dedicated to Mr. Hurla M. Midkiff.
Mr. Hurla M. Midkiff made the education of the community’s children a priority in his life. He was a professional educator in the Valley for 45 years, serving Mission CISD for 41 of those years as both a classroom teacher and a principal of several campuses. He personally touched the lives of thousands of students while employed by Mission CISD and continued to be an active part of the campus life even after his retirement. He made personal commitments to help students advance their academic careers and became a positive role model for the children of Mission.
Hurla M. Midkiff Elementary School Profile
School Personnel 86
Student Enrollment 701
Student Capacity 880
Colors Red, Yellow, Blue
Facility Size 79,490 Sq. Ft.
Land Area 21 Acres
Architect Gomez, Mendez, Saenz Inc.
Contractor D. Wilson Construction