Milam Elementary

All students will graduate prepared and ready for college or career.

Ben Milam International Academy

  • Milam Elementary/Ben Milam International Academy is committed to producing bilingual, biliterate and sociocultural competent scholars who will excel in a globalized 21st century economy.

    Entering Pre-K and kindergarten students can apply for admission.


  • BMIA is offering more opportunities to learn about our Two-Way Language program

    • Jan. 9, 2022 MISD School Fair
    • Jan 12 School Tours by Appointment only(sign-up during MISD School Fair). Tours available: 9:00-9:30 a.m., 10:00-10:30 a.m.,  2:00-2:30 p.m.
    • Jan. 19 Parent Information Meeting at BMIA- 12:00 or 6:00 p.m. Noon meeting includes classroom visit
    • Feb. 16 Parent Information Meeting at BMIA- 12:00 or 6:00 p.m. Noon meeting includes classroom visit

    The world is bigger with two languages!

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  • Back-to-school shopping? Make sure to check our updated dress code and school supply list!

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District Highlights

  • Board Recognition Month

    January is School Board Recognition Month, and MISD Trustees are taking the opportunity to meet with you. Click this article for details on community meetings scheduled for this month.

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  • MISD named District of the Year for work with Bilingual students

    “It is truly an honor to be recognized as ‘District of the Year’ by Summit K12,” said Lety Amalla, Executive Director of Student Programs. “This award affirms the commitment we have made to support emergent bilingual students across our district, and the gains our students have made is a testament to the investment our teachers and partners have made to education.”

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  • MISD to install LED lighting district-wide

    The Midland ISD Board of Trustees has given the green light to new, cost-saving LED lighting throughout the district. The project will include retrofitting all existing fluorescent and incandescent lighting both inside and outside.

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  • MISD celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Hispanic Heritage month begins September 15, and Midland ISD is celebrating in a variety of ways, including music, dance, food, and cultural enrichment.

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  • MISD Accepted Into Teacher Incentive Allotment Program

    Midland ISD has received initial approval to participate in the state's Teacher Incentive Allotment program, which will give teachers the opportunity to earn extra, performance-based pay if they meet certain academic goals.

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  • MISD Family Support Center Receives $2,000 Grant

    The Midland ISD Family Support Center has received a $2,000 grant that will help the center continue supporting students and families in need. The money provided by Superior HealthPlan will fund hygiene kits that contain essential items such as laundry detergent, soap, shampoo, and deodorant.

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  • MISD Names Deputy, Associate Superintendents

    Midland ISD is pleased to announce the hire of three dynamic academic leaders who will join the district for the 2021-22 school year.

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  • Celebrating School Lunch Hero Day

    Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, MISD's Child Nutrition Services (CNS) professionals have a lot on their plate.

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  • MISD schools leading the way in nationwide exercise program

    Three Midland ISD elementary schools are leading the way, literally, when it comes to a popular fitness program. Pease Communications Academy, Ben Milam International Academy, and Yarbrough Elementary are ranked No. 1, 2, and 3 nationally, according to Marathon Kids.

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  • Board approves 2021-22 Academic Calendar

    The new calendar includes two weeks of "intersession," which is a chance for students who are falling behind to receive extra help. The two weeks of intersession are the weeks of October 18 and February 7.

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  • MISD becomes 1:1 Technology District

    Midland ISD has achieved its goal of affording every student in the District access to their own learning device.

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  • Family Support Center

    The brand new Family Support Center is a way for MISD to help families in need. Click the link to learn more about the program and how you can get help.

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  • Apply Midland

    The second application window is now open for our schools of choice as well as transfers. Click the link to access Apply Midland. There you can research all of our campuses, then apply.

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  • Ben Milam International Academy

    301 E. Dormard, Midland, TX 79705
    Phone: (432) 240-7500
    Fax: 432-240-7501



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