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A Perrin native and 1991 Perrin High School graduate, Kuhn graduated from Tarleton State University in 1994 with a Bachelor's degree in English. He spent two years in Peru as a mission volunteer and returned to the area in 1997 where he began his teaching career as the Spanish/ESL teacher at Graford High School.

John first served the students of Mineral Wells ISD in 2002 as a Spanish teacher and bus driver. He later promoted to the position of assistant principal at MWHS and, in 2006, accepted the role of assistant principal at Lamar Elementary. John received his Master's degree in Educational Administration and in 2007 was named principal of Mineral Wells High School. In 2010, Kuhn was recruited to serve as superintendent of Perrin-Whitt CISD and in July of 2016 he assumed the duties of Superintendent of Schools at MWISD.

John met his wife, Noelia, while working in Peru. Noelia is a second grade bilingual teacher at Houston Elementary. They have three children – Noah, Liliana, and Evan (pictured L to R).

Contact Information

John Kuhn


Mineral Wells Independent School District

906 S.W. 5th Avenue

Mineral Wells, Texas 76067

Phone:  (940) 325-6404

Fax No.:  (940) 328-6088