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Donna Independent School District


Donna Independent School District is located in south Texas. Donna Independent School District has 86.83 square miles of land area and 1.09 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Donna Independent School District population is 63,628. Donna Independent School District median household income is $27,563 in 2010-2014. Donna Independent School District median house value is $53,700 in 2010-2014. On average, Donna Independent School District is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (861 out of 971, bottom 11%)
Elementary/Middle School: (1,013 out of 1,024, bottom 1%)*
Rank: #987
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:25
Population63,628 (2010-2014), rank #85
Population Growth28.75% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:723.73/sq mi, rank #108
Median Household Income:$27,563 at 2010-2014—9.78% increase since 2005-2009, rank #1005
Median House Price:$53,700 at 2010-2014—0.75% increase since 2005-2009, rank #950
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:86.83 sq mi, rank #711
Water Area:1.09 sq mi (1.24%), rank #495
County:Hidalgo County
City:Donna, Weslaco, Alamo, Scissors, Midway South, Midway North, South Alamo, Edinburg, Muniz
Zip:78537, 78596, 78516, 78542
Area:McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
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Donna Independent School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

116 North 10th St
Donna TX, 78537, Hidalgo County
Phone: 956-464-1600

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:15,37615,27614,94015,02814,87314,56614,031
English Language Learner Students:7,2927,2407,1707,4947,4197,3953,475
Total Teachers:1,023.21943.78940.66998.94994.89982.40929.40
Total Other Staff:1,457.861,379.841,339.341,270.181,331.121,534.801,528.50
Instructional Aides:266.46219.59229.09239.34309.81327.50352.40
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:15.0012.009.0012.1814.0012.0013.40
Total Guidance Counselors:53.4745.0043.0039.0342.0040.5040.90
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Other Guidance Counselors:53.4745.0043.0039.0342.0040.50NA
Librarians/Media Specialists:19.9018.9118.0917.8118.0018.8018.70
Library/Media Support:19.5121.0019.4422.0020.9421.0020.40
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:79.8469.5775.0376.6580.16104.5093.20
School Administrators:100.5479.6572.9266.8864.2782.0076.90
School Administrative Support:76.4968.0066.9667.2567.9779.0076.90
Student Support Services:72.4469.4461.4471.1961.9865.6055.50
Other Support Services:741.21770.68738.37651.85645.31776.90770.30
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.0316.1915.8815.0414.9514.8315.10


3d Academy Grade 12 to Grade 12   2110 Hester Ave, Donna TX 78537
A M Ochoa ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   424 South 11th St, Donna TX 78537
A P Solis MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   700 South Ave, Donna TX 78537
C Stainke ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1309 South Ave, Donna TX 78537
Capt D Salinas Ii ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   333 East Hwy 83, Alamo TX 78516
Daniel Singleterry SrPrekindergarten to Grade 5   9113 North Val Verde Rd, Donna TX 78537
Donna Alternative Education Program Grade 1 to Grade 12   2006 Silver St, Donna TX 78537
Donna High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1/2 Mile East Wood Ave, Donna TX 78537
Donna North High School Grade 9 to Grade 12   7250 North Val Verde Rd, Donna TX 78537
Dora M Sauceda MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   520 North Vly View Rd, Donna TX 78537
Eloy Garza Salazar ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   3207 North Goolie Rd, Donna TX 78537
Excel Academy Campus Grade 9 to Grade 9   2006 Silver Ave, Donna TX 78537
Guzman ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   510 South D Salinas Blvd, Donna TX 78537
Hidalgo Co J J A E P Grade 7 to Grade 12   3900 North 23rd, Mcallen TX 78501
J W Caceres ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   503 South Hutto Rd, Donna TX 78537
Julian S AdamePrekindergarten to Grade 5   5001 North Fm 493, Donna TX 78537
Le Noir ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   316 North Main St, Donna TX 78537
M Rivas ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   503 South Hutto Rd, Donna TX 78537
Maria Alicia P Munoz ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1901 East Roosevelt, Donna TX 78537
Patricia S Garza ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8801 Alberta Rd, Donna TX 78537
Runn ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1701 East Hwy 281, Donna TX 78537
T Price ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2906 East Roberts, Donna TX 78537
Veterans MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   3207 North Golie Rd, Donna TX 78537
W A Todd 9th Grade Campus Grade 9 to Grade 9   400 North Salinas Blvd, Donna TX 78537
W A Todd Middle Grade 6 to Grade 8   400 North Salinas Blvd, Donna TX 78537

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std49%68%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std51%69%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std56%76%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std61%79%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std55%68%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std53%68%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std58%77%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std54%72%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std52%71%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std55%71%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std65%77%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std65%75%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std55%77%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std57%77%
2012Science5th Grade% met std47%73%
2013Science5th Grade% met std66%73%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std54%77%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std53%74%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std46%75%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std40%71%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std56%71%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std53%71%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std53%76%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std47%77%
2012Writing7th Grade% met std48%71%
2013Writing7th Grade% met std36%70%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std57%76%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std66%77%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std53%80%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std67%84%
2012Science8th Grade% met std49%70%
2013Science8th Grade% met std63%75%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std44%59%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std52%63%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std74%83%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std70%78%
2013Algebra IIEnd of course% met std99%97%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std71%87%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std64%85%
2013ChemistryEnd of course% met std71%84%
2012English I ReadingEnd of course% met std41%68%
2013English I ReadingEnd of course% met std40%65%
2012English I WritingEnd of course% met std23%55%
2013English I WritingEnd of course% met std24%48%
2013English II ReadingEnd of course% met std60%78%
2013English II WritingEnd of course% met std31%52%
2012GeometryEnd of course% met std95%98%
2013GeometryEnd of course% met std78%86%
2013U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std60%73%
2012World GeographyEnd of course% met std66%81%
2013World GeographyEnd of course% met std57%75%
2013World HistoryEnd of course% met std55%70%
STAAR Spanish Test
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std25%56%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std18%59%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std49%65%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std46%68%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std0%53%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std7%51%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std41%60%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std36%57%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std48%64%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std50%59%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std15%49%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std14%44%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std55%69%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std49%70%
2012Science5th Grade% met std8%41%
2013Science5th Grade% met std45%41%
2004Mathematics10th Grade% met std49%N/A
2005Mathematics10th Grade% met std38%N/A
2006Mathematics10th Grade% met std49%N/A
2007Mathematics10th Grade% met std60%N/A
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std67%N/A
2009Mathematics10th Grade% met std74%N/A
2010Mathematics10th Grade% met std75%N/A
2011Mathematics10th Grade% met std69%N/A
2004Reading10th Grade% met std53%N/A
2005Reading10th Grade% met std61%N/A
2006Reading10th Grade% met std79%N/A
2007Reading10th Grade% met std79%N/A
2008Reading10th Grade% met std81%N/A
2009Reading10th Grade% met std87%N/A
2010Reading10th Grade% met std88%N/A
2011Reading10th Grade% met std88%N/A
2004Science10th Grade% met std41%N/A
2005Science10th Grade% met std24%N/A
2006Science10th Grade% met std41%N/A
2007Science10th Grade% met std42%N/A
2008Science10th Grade% met std54%N/A
2009Science10th Grade% met std61%N/A
2010Science10th Grade% met std63%N/A
2011Science10th Grade% met std61%N/A
2004Social Studies10th Grade% met std70%N/A
2005Social Studies10th Grade% met std70%N/A
2006Social Studies10th Grade% met std72%N/A
2007Social Studies10th Grade% met std81%N/A
2008Social Studies10th Grade% met std90%N/A
2009Social Studies10th Grade% met std92%N/A
2010Social Studies10th Grade% met std93%N/A
2011Social Studies10th Grade% met std91%N/A
2004Mathematics11th Grade% met std79%N/A
2005Mathematics11th Grade% met std81%N/A
2006Mathematics11th Grade% met std73%N/A
2007Mathematics11th Grade% met std76%N/A
2008Mathematics11th Grade% met std75%N/A
2009Mathematics11th Grade% met std79%N/A
2010Mathematics11th Grade% met std88%N/A
2011Mathematics11th Grade% met std87%N/A
2004Reading11th Grade% met std82%N/A
2005Reading11th Grade% met std88%N/A
2006Reading11th Grade% met std84%N/A
2007Reading11th Grade% met std85%N/A
2008Reading11th Grade% met std79%N/A
2009Reading11th Grade% met std87%N/A
2010Reading11th Grade% met std90%N/A
2011Reading11th Grade% met std92%N/A
2004Science11th Grade% met std75%N/A
2005Science11th Grade% met std70%N/A
2006Science11th Grade% met std61%N/A
2007Science11th Grade% met std63%N/A
2008Science11th Grade% met std73%N/A
2009Science11th Grade% met std77%N/A
2010Science11th Grade% met std85%N/A
2011Science11th Grade% met std84%N/A
2004Social Studies11th Grade% met std96%N/A
2005Social Studies11th Grade% met std91%N/A
2006Social Studies11th Grade% met std89%N/A
2007Social Studies11th Grade% met std89%N/A
2008Social Studies11th Grade% met std92%N/A
2009Social Studies11th Grade% met std94%N/A
2010Social Studies11th Grade% met std96%N/A
2011Social Studies11th Grade% met std95%N/A
2004Mathematics3rd Grade% met std77%N/A
2005Mathematics3rd Grade% met std65%N/A
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std63%N/A
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std69%N/A
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std66%N/A
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std72%N/A
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std73%N/A
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std78%N/A
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std76%N/A
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std83%N/A
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std83%N/A
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std82%N/A
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std85%N/A
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std87%N/A
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std82%N/A
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std82%N/A
2004Mathematics4th Grade% met std75%N/A
2005Mathematics4th Grade% met std67%N/A
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std68%N/A
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std69%N/A
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std74%N/A
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std74%N/A
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std80%N/A
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std79%N/A
2004Reading4th Grade% met std70%N/A
2005Reading4th Grade% met std60%N/A
2006Reading4th Grade% met std65%N/A
2007Reading4th Grade% met std67%N/A
2008Reading4th Grade% met std68%N/A
2009Reading4th Grade% met std73%N/A
2010Reading4th Grade% met std74%N/A
2011Reading4th Grade% met std68%N/A
2004Writing4th Grade% met std82%N/A
2005Writing4th Grade% met std78%N/A
2006Writing4th Grade% met std86%N/A
2007Writing4th Grade% met std88%N/A
2008Writing4th Grade% met std86%N/A
2009Writing4th Grade% met std87%N/A
2010Writing4th Grade% met std90%N/A
2011Writing4th Grade% met std87%N/A
2004Mathematics5th Grade% met std73%N/A
2005Mathematics5th Grade% met std76%N/A
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std80%N/A
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std88%N/A
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std81%N/A
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std85%N/A
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std87%N/A
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std87%N/A
2004Reading5th Grade% met std59%N/A
2005Reading5th Grade% met std67%N/A
2006Reading5th Grade% met std74%N/A
2007Reading5th Grade% met std79%N/A
2008Reading5th Grade% met std76%N/A
2009Reading5th Grade% met std75%N/A
2010Reading5th Grade% met std82%N/A
2011Reading5th Grade% met std83%N/A
2004Science5th Grade% met std57%N/A
2005Science5th Grade% met std37%N/A
2006Science5th Grade% met std57%N/A
2007Science5th Grade% met std71%N/A
2008Science5th Grade% met std73%N/A
2009Science5th Grade% met std74%N/A
2010Science5th Grade% met std78%N/A
2011Science5th Grade% met std75%N/A
2004Mathematics6th Grade% met std53%N/A
2005Mathematics6th Grade% met std63%N/A
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std66%N/A
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std67%N/A
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std72%N/A
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std68%N/A
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std70%N/A
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std69%N/A
2004Reading6th Grade% met std63%N/A
2005Reading6th Grade% met std68%N/A
2006Reading6th Grade% met std73%N/A
2007Reading6th Grade% met std78%N/A
2008Reading6th Grade% met std76%N/A
2009Reading6th Grade% met std76%N/A
2010Reading6th Grade% met std67%N/A
2011Reading6th Grade% met std62%N/A
2004Mathematics7th Grade% met std37%N/A
2005Mathematics7th Grade% met std39%N/A
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std55%N/A
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std63%N/A
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std65%N/A
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std68%N/A
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std70%N/A
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std72%N/A
2004Reading7th Grade% met std57%N/A
2005Reading7th Grade% met std56%N/A
2006Reading7th Grade% met std60%N/A
2007Reading7th Grade% met std67%N/A
2008Reading7th Grade% met std64%N/A
2009Reading7th Grade% met std63%N/A
2010Reading7th Grade% met std65%N/A
2011Reading7th Grade% met std64%N/A
2004Writing7th Grade% met std78%N/A
2005Writing7th Grade% met std75%N/A
2006Writing7th Grade% met std82%N/A
2007Writing7th Grade% met std85%N/A
2008Writing7th Grade% met std80%N/A
2009Writing7th Grade% met std83%N/A
2010Writing7th Grade% met std87%N/A
2011Writing7th Grade% met std85%N/A
2004Mathematics8th Grade% met std40%N/A
2005Mathematics8th Grade% met std36%N/A
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std45%N/A
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std57%N/A
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std68%N/A
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%N/A
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%N/A
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std78%N/A
2004Reading8th Grade% met std70%N/A
2005Reading8th Grade% met std57%N/A
2006Reading8th Grade% met std63%N/A
2007Reading8th Grade% met std75%N/A
2008Reading8th Grade% met std83%N/A
2009Reading8th Grade% met std86%N/A
2010Reading8th Grade% met std82%N/A
2011Reading8th Grade% met std80%N/A
2006Science8th Grade% met std50%N/A
2007Science8th Grade% met std57%N/A
2008Science8th Grade% met std48%N/A
2009Science8th Grade% met std60%N/A
2010Science8th Grade% met std66%N/A
2011Science8th Grade% met std70%N/A
2004Social Studies8th Grade% met std68%N/A
2005Social Studies8th Grade% met std62%N/A
2006Social Studies8th Grade% met std73%N/A
2007Social Studies8th Grade% met std81%N/A
2008Social Studies8th Grade% met std83%N/A
2009Social Studies8th Grade% met std90%N/A
2010Social Studies8th Grade% met std93%N/A
2011Social Studies8th Grade% met std93%N/A
2004Mathematics9th Grade% met std31%N/A
2005Mathematics9th Grade% met std37%N/A
2006Mathematics9th Grade% met std45%N/A
2007Mathematics9th Grade% met std55%N/A
2008Mathematics9th Grade% met std51%N/A
2009Mathematics9th Grade% met std58%N/A
2010Mathematics9th Grade% met std62%N/A
2011Mathematics9th Grade% met std65%N/A
2004Reading9th Grade% met std69%N/A
2005Reading9th Grade% met std62%N/A
2006Reading9th Grade% met std73%N/A
2007Reading9th Grade% met std77%N/A
2008Reading9th Grade% met std71%N/A
2009Reading9th Grade% met std72%N/A
2010Reading9th Grade% met std78%N/A
2011Reading9th Grade% met std74%N/A

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$164,347,000$11,000 $186,825,000$12,432 $177,598,000$11,941 
Total Expenditures:$178,005,000$11,915 $158,702,000$10,560 $152,650,000$10,264 
Total Current Expenditures:$129,104,000$8,641 $140,345,000$9,339 $139,885,000$9,405 
Instructional Expenditures:$77,778,000$5,20660.2%$87,263,000$5,80762.2%$87,316,000$5,87162.4%
Student and Staff Support:$13,673,000$91510.6%$14,807,000$98510.6%$14,302,000$96210.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$26,291,000$1,76020.4%$26,785,000$1,78219.1%$26,597,000$1,78819.0%
Total Capital Outlay:$42,671,000$2,856 $10,319,000$687 $5,370,000$361 
Construction:$38,843,000$2,600 $6,680,000$445 $3,036,000$204 
Total Other:$1,430,000$96 $2,491,000$166 $2,779,000$187 
Interest on Debt:$4,391,000$294 $4,854,000$323 $3,983,000$268 
Total Salary:$86,254,000$5,773 $90,763,000$6,040 $92,347,000$6,209 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$58,061,000$3,88667.3%$63,261,000$4,21069.7%$64,195,000$4,31669.5%
Other Salary:$28,193,000$1,88732.7%$27,502,000$1,83030.3%$28,152,000$1,89330.5%
Total Benefit:$19,853,000$1,329 $23,662,000$1,575 $22,426,000$1,508 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$12,718,000$85164.1%$15,520,000$1,03365.6%$14,476,000$97364.6%
Other Benefit:$7,135,000$47835.9%$8,142,000$54234.4%$7,950,000$53535.4%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:88.8%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:10.1%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:10.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:47.0%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:16.7%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:19.8%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:14.3%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:2.3%
Mean Base Salary:$42,382.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$37,510.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$40,287.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$46,560.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$53,257.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$53,935.0

* Donna Independent School District was rated 1 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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