COMO YOU KNOW: Midway Heights Elementary School

Sunday, February 12, 2012 | 2:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:42 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014

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Midway Heights Elementary School, located at 8130 W. Highway 40 is home to the Eagles. The school opened in 1956.


Year Opened:  1956

Principal: Ms. Angie Gerzen

Address: 8130 W. Highway 40, Columbia

Phone Number:  214-3540

Students enrolled:  313

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The school lists its mission as: “We believe that all students are capable of learning and have the right to learn in a safe and nurturing environment. Our goal is the development of the total child intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially. We feel it is important to help children become positive, responsible, respectful citizens who do their best.”

Midway Heights Elementary School, home of the Eagles, opened its doors in 1956. A total of 313 students enrolled in academic year 2011-2012. The school offers art, music, and physical education programs. For special education, the school offers provisions for students with learning differences and provides occupational therapists and speech and language pathologists. The school also offers before and after school programs for students with working parentsas well as a gifted and talented program.


Midway Heights Elementary's website

Columbia Public Schools website 

School report card data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website

Updated: Feb. 12, 2012

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