Dora M Sauceda Middle School

520 North Vly View Rd, Donna, TX 78537 | (956) 464-1360
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 979
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 116 N 10th St, Donna, TX 78537
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Nancy Castillo
  • Fax: (956) 464-1346
  • Website: www.donnaisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 979
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 92.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 503 (51.4%)
  • Females: 476 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (0.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 130 (13.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 139 (14.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dora M Sauceda Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian10.1%
Hispanic97299.3%
White60.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dora M Sauceda Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade29430.0%
7th Grade35836.6%
8th Grade32733.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
5.9
District:
8.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
51.7%
District:
40.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.7%
District:
21.3%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
9.1%
District:
14.9%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
6.4%
District:
13.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$58,159
District:
$68,867
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,546
District:
$46,748
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$40,117
District:
$40,363
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,443
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,279
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,840
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,294
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Dora M Sauceda Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201067.0%70.0%82.0%
200969.0%68.0%80.0%
200870.0%72.0%80.0%
 
Reading Test
201061.0%67.0%86.0%
200974.0%76.0%91.0%
200875.0%76.0%91.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.0%70.0%81.0%
200968.0%68.0%79.0%
200868.0%65.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201066.0%65.0%86.0%
200960.0%63.0%84.0%
200861.0%64.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
201084.0%87.0%74.0%
200981.0%83.0%72.0%
200881.0%80.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%77.0%80.0%
200979.0%77.0%79.0%
200865.0%68.0%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201081.0%82.0%91.0%
200990.0%86.0%93.0%
200884.0%83.0%92.0%
 
Science Test
201063.0%66.0%78.0%
200966.0%60.0%72.0%
200839.0%48.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.0%93.0%95.0%
200988.0%90.0%92.0%
200884.0%83.0%90.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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