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Midway Community Approves Funding for Teacher Retention and Recruitment

The Midway Independent School District is grateful for the resounding passage of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE) and show of support for our teachers. The MISD Board of Trustees sought community support to address critical funding needs for competitive retention and recruitment of high-quality educators.

Explaining the VATRE... Ballot Language and More

Why would an overall tax rate decrease require taxpayer approval? Midway's Parent Editorial Board requested a deeper dive into the moving parts of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE), explaining the ballot language in particular. This article also summarizes what happens if you vote FOR or AGAINST the proposition.

District-Wide Efficiency Audit Report Released

Midway ISD commissioned a financial efficiency audit according to House Bill 3 (2019) to review district data on accountability, students, staffing, and finances, including comparisons with peer districts and state data.

Board Approves 2023 Tax Rate

During the August school board meeting, the Midway ISD Board of Trustees approved a 2023 tax rate of $0.9392 —an 18.5-cent decrease from the 2022 tax rate of $1.12—but it still requires voter approval.

What's a defeasance resolution and why did the board adopt one?

At the August school board meeting, the Midway ISD Board of Trustees adopted a defeasance resolution for the early repayment of outstanding principal.

Midway ISD Earns Highest Financial Accountability Rating From TEA

For the seventh year in a row, Midway ISD is being recognized for meeting the highest standards set by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in financial integrity and transparency.