Trustees of the Midland Independent School District, who approved a $163 million general obligation bond referendum last week for the November ballot, on Tuesday will consider a long-range plan to build three new high schools designed to accommodate 2,100 students each.

The bond referendum going to voters in November will focus on elementary school projects.

Proceeds would finance renovations of existing schools and new campuses to meet the growing student population in the West Texas city.

The new proposal for a long-term high school plan calls for building a $132 million replacement for Midland High, along with a new high school that is also expected also to cost $132 million, and $100 million of renovations to the existing Lee High.

The long-range proposal includes $150 million for middle-school campus upgrades.

Projects include synthetic turf football fields at the schools, with a four-lane track at the middle schools and eight-lane tracks at the high schools.

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