Milam Elementary

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Ben Milam International Academy

  • 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 into the Dual Language program.BMIA also offers student placement in regular English only instruction in Grades 4-6.

    BMIA accepts student transfers from other bilingual programs. Students who have consistently participated in a  One or Two Way Dual Language program within MISD or from another district may enter at their grade level based on space availability and approval by campus administrator.


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    2024-25 Dual Language Two-Way Parent Information Meetings-New NEXT YEAR Pre K for 3-year-olds!

    Our school will be holding recruitment meetings for parents interested in learning more about this unique model of instruction in which students learn in two languages and become fluent in both English and Spanish.

    The BMIA Two-Way Dual Language Program is designed to promote bilingualism, bi-literacy, cross-cultural awareness, and high academic achievement for our Native-Spanish-speaking English Language Learners (EBs) and provide the opportunity for our native English-speaking students who are participating in the Two-Way Dual Language Program to learn Spanish.

    ¡Dos es mejor que uno! ¡El próximo año escolar ofreceremos Pre K para niños de 3 años!

    Nuestra escuela llevará a cabo reuniones de reclutamiento para padres interesados en aprender más sobre este modelo único de instrucción en el que los estudiantes aprenden en dos idiomas y adquieren fluidez tanto en inglés como en español.

    El programa bilingüe bidireccional de BMIA está diseñado para promover el bilingüismo, la alfabetización bilingüe, la conciencia intercultural y un alto rendimiento académico para nuestros estudiantes aprendices del idioma inglés (EB) y cuyo idioma nativo es el español y al mismo tiempo, brindar la oportunidad a nuestros estudiantes de habla inglesa para aprender español.

    Meeting Schedule/Horario de Juntas

    Date/Fecha Time/Hora
    Tuesday, February 27, 2024 9:00:00 AM only
    Martes 27 de febrero de 2024 9:00 AM solamente
    Thursday, March 7,  2024 9:00:00 AM only
    Meetings at 9:00 a.m. include classroom visits. Juntas a las 9:00 incluyen visitas a las aulas.
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District Highlights

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    Midland ISD robotics programs to expand to all grades

    Midland ISD is proud to announce a significant expansion of its robotics programs, which will soon encompass all grades and schools within the district.

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    Fine Arts Director receives state honor

    MISD Fine Arts Director Deb Shaw was recently named Administrator of the Year at Texas Thespians State Festival! Ms. Shaw has overseen the growth and success of fine arts departments across the district in her 18+ years leading the department. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition!

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    All MISD students can now access digital device

    MISD's 1:1 technology initiative initially allowed all students to access digital devices such as an IPad or Chromebook during the school day. Now the program has expanded to allow every student have a device of their own.

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    Bus Route Coordinator receives statewide honor

    Midland ISD is proud to announce that Transportation Routing Coordinator Elisa Felix has been honored as the Operations Specialist of the Year by the Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT).

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  • Enrollment is now open

    Now is the time to enroll for the next school year! Visit to get started! Enrollment is required for all new and returning students (including those returning to the same campus). You’ll find links and step-by-step instructions for Skyward as well as Apply Midland, where you can apply for Pre-K, schools of choice, and learn about all of our campuses.

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  • February Board Meeting Highlights

    Midland ISD recognized state qualifiers at the February Board meeting, including those from MHS Band and LHS Theatre. Click the link for other highlights from Feburary's meeting.

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    January Board Meeting Highlights

    MIdland ISD welcomed two new academic administrators at the January meeting. Trustees also approved the 2023-24 Academic Calendar. Click the headline for more.

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  • School Board Recognition Month

    January is School Board Recognition Month in Texas. Midland ISD is taking the opportunity to celebrate our school board and all that they do to help make the lives of our students, staff, and community better! Thank you for your service to our district! 

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  • MISD Announces New Superintendent

    Dr. Stephanie D. Howard has been named the next Superintendent of Midland ISD. Her first day is January 3, 2023.

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  • November School Board Meeting

    November's meeting was the first for our new Board of Trustees, which included our election of new officers. Other highlights academic, planning, and financial updates.

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  • United Way of Midland Campaign

    MISD is giving back! To participate in this year's United Way of Midland Campaign, Click the link below. Thank you for your support!

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  • October School Board Meeting

    The Legacy High School Choir kicked off October's Board of Trustees meeting with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem. Click the link before for more highlights from the meeting.

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  • MISD welcomes 2nd Class of Aspiring Principals Academy

    The academy hosts eight professional development sessions that are filled with problem-solving lessons. The academy isn't run by third-party consultants. The LLI team is leading the way by passing on their expertise as leaders to this class.

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  • MISD raises pay for substitute teachers

    Midland ISD has increased the daily rate of pay for substitute teachers. The raise comes as part of the recent update to the district's Compensation Manual, which was approved by the Board of Trustees at September's meeting.

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  • September Board Meeting Highlights

    MISD has named Kellie Spencer as Acting Superintendent! Learn more about her, and other highlights from our September Board Meeting by clicking here.

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  • Latest data shows academic improvement district wide

    Midland ISD has earned a "B" grade from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in the first complete ratings released since 2019. MISD's overall score of 80 is an improvement from the "C" grade of 75 last awarded and a milestone for the district.

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  • Convocation 2022

    Midland ISD's Convocation 2022 was a smashing success! 2,700 staff members gathered to celebrate our achievements, set goals for the future, and bond as a team. #WeAreMISD!

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  • July Board Meeting Highlights

    Did you miss July's School Board meeting? Click the link for an overview of some of the highlights, including a look at MISD's Strategic Plan.

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  • MISD hires Emergency Management Coordinator

    This new position will oversee all administrative aspects of student and campus safety, including crisis situations, natural disasters or any other emergencies that may arise.

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  • STAAR results show student progress

    Preliminary results from Spring 2022 STAAR testing show positive growth for Midland ISD students. Testing was administered in grades 3-8 in the areas of reading, math, social studies and science.

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  • Midland ISD Closer to Cleaner Air on Campuses

    Midland ISD is upgrading its heating, cooling and air purification systems. The district plans to begin replacing HVAC systems before the start of the next school year, thanks in large part to a federal grant.

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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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