Midlothian Independent School District


MISD Graduation

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Heritage High School at 2:00 PM

Midlothian High School at 7:00 PM

Dr. Jim Vaszauskas Center for the Performing Arts
1110 W Debbie Ln
Mansfield, TX 76063

  • Last day of school for graduating seniors: Friday, May 17, 2024
  • Senior final exams and senior activities: Week of May 13, 2024 (details communicated by campus)
  • Last day of school for all other students: Thursday, May 23, 2024


  • Graduation ceremonies have reserved seating; the seating is not first come, first serve.
  • Ticket and seating information, as well as ceremony guidelines, will come directly from campus administration.


Both ceremonies will be broadcast live at www.mansfieldisd.org/MISDTV or https://www.mansfieldisd.org/news-events/misdtv-productions.


  • The Center opens one hour prior to each graduation and abides by a strict "no re-entry" policy during events.
  • A clear bag policy will be enforced, and all guests entering the theatre during an event may be subject to a metal-detector screening, visual inspection and/or a bag inspection conducted by security personnel.
  • Metal-detecting wands will be used at the entry gates as an added security measure.

  • For more information about arrival/re-entry and bag check policies, please visit the Center's FAQ webpage.


  • To limit distractions during the ceremony, please arrive to the venue prior to the start time.
  • Every person, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
  • Overflow seating will be available for guests without tickets.
  • All seating is assigned; saving seats will not be allowed.
  • Strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers should not block aisles and pathways.
  • No hired video or photography allowed.
  • No flowers, balloons, noise-makers, or air horns allowed.
  • Food and drink will not be allowed in The Center before, during, or after the ceremony.
  • In preparation for the next ceremony, students and families will not be allowed to re-enter The Center after exiting.
  • All graduates will meet their families on the outside on the venue at the conclusion of each ceremony.