Find your perfect fit.
From performing arts and technology magnet schools to vocational training programs, Midland’s 38 schools nurture a wide range of ambitions and talents—for both students and teachers.
Whichever MISD school you choose, you’ll have the freedom to try new ideas, share your expertise with colleagues across the district, and join a close-knit team that works together to give Midland’s kids the outstanding education they deserve.
Get to know a few of the 38 schools that Midland families and teachers can choose from.
1 Bowie Fine Arts Academy
MISD’s newest magnet school, Bowie exposes students to a wide range of fine arts programs. Students from first to third grade take piano, choir, theater arts, art, and dance classes. Students from fourth to sixth grade can participate in the school orchestra and band.
2 Carver Gifted & Talented Academy
In 2011, Carver Center opened its doors as a full-time elementary school for identified gifted and talented students in grades two through six. Its renovated campus includes a full-purpose library, computer lab, and campus-wide WiFi access. The curriculum at each grade level includes theme-based studies in four core content areas, as well as in-depth research and hands-on projects.
3 Pease Communications and Technology Academy
This magnet school allows elementary students to dive into technology and communication through hands-on learning. In the Pease studio, students create their own TV show, which features school news, local weather, and more. In class, students learn to write stories, craft media presentations, and use technology to more effectively share their ideas.
4 Washington STEAM Academy
Washington STEAM Academy is a 21st-century school of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Students explore engineering and technology through hands-on projects, such as coding and app development. Robotics also plays a role in classroom instruction.
5 Petroleum Academy
The MISD Petroleum Academy offers an exciting opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the oil and gas industry. The school is currently accepting applications from eighth-grade students who are interested in attending the school when it opens for the 2018-19 school year.
6 Early College High School
ECHS is one of less than 50 schools across Texas that allow students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and an associate’s degree. Students take both high school and college courses, and benefit from a wide range of college preparation services, including tutoring, counseling, and mentoring.
"I did my student teaching at Abell and never left. I fell in love with the culture and campus."