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School History

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.

Mascot                                 Mavericks

Classrooms                         45

Land Area                            21 Acres

Architect Gomez, Mendez, Saenz Inc.

Contractor D. Wilson Construction