The Midlothian Independent School District is located in the town of Midlothian in Ellis County, Texas, about 30 miles south of Dallas and 30 miles southeast of Fort Worth. It operates multiple high schools, middle schools and elementary schools and encompasses an area of about 110 square miles.
The Midlothian Independent School District also serves students in surrounding towns, including Cedar Hill, Mansfield, Venus and Waxahachie. Other towns served by the district include Maypearl and Ovilla. The district offers school bus transportation services to all eligible students who live within the district. It has consistently seen enrollment grow since the early 2000s.