Midlothian Independent School District


2024-25 Financial Data

General Fund Budget

Budgeted Expenditures  $129,368,604
Expenditures per Pupil $11,458
Local Tax Rate Per $100 Valuation $1.0769
Maintenance & Operations (M&O) $0.6669
Debt Service (I&S) $0.4100
Current Bond Indebtedness $365,650,000

General Fund Expenditures

Instruction/Instructional Support   63.47%
Central Administration  2.94%
District Facility Operations  16.93%
TIRZ Contribution* 15.81%

Tax Collection Costs


All Funds Expenditure Budget

 Instruction 35.67%
Instructional Support 9.88%
 Central Administration   2.11% 
 District Operations  14.89%
 Debt Service  25.50%
 Other Functions


General Fund Revenue Budget

 Property Tax Revenue  48.3%
 TIRZ Tax Revenue   7.4%
 Other Local Revenue   5.0%
 State Program Revenue   38.5%
 Federal Program Revenue     0.8% 

Debt Service (April 2024)

The Debt Service Fund is primarily used to pay principal and interest on the District’s outstanding bond indebtedness. Revenues are mainly generated from the I&S (Interest and Sinking) portion of school taxes. Revenues in this fund are restricted in their use, and can only be used for debt-related expenditures.

Debt Service Payment Analysis

  • Current Debt Position & Preliminary Bond Capacity Analysis, March 7, 2016
  • Debt Transparency Pledge 

Food Service (April 2024)

The Food Service Fund is where all revenues and expenditures are recorded that relate to the nutrition needs of our students. The MISD contracts with ARAMARK to run its food service operations.

ARAMARK serves breakfast and lunch every school day at each school cafeteria. The Food Service operation is an approximate $4 million program.

General Fund (April 2024)

The General Fund is used to record most of the revenues and expenditures of the District. The revenues come primarily from the M&O (Maintenance and Operations) portion of the school taxes, State funds, athletic events, and interest on investments of the District.

General Fund expenditures are for all of the day-to-day operations of the District, for example: salaries of teachers, classroom aides, bus drivers, and maintenance workers; insurance; utilities; supplies; fuel for vehicles; lease payments; etc.