Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Donna ISD: B

Total students

864

Avg. teacher experience

11.5 years

Donna ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Donna ISD: 91.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

A P Solis Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Donna, TX, in the Donna ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 864 students. 78.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 52.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,340, which is $1,301 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.donnaisd.net

Address

116 N 10th St
Donna, TX 78537-2799

Office phone number

(956) 464-1650

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in A P Solis Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

864

African American

1 (0.1%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.1%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

858 (99.3%)

Donna ISD: 99.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (0.3%)

Donna ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.1%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

99.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.3%

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

78.2 %

Donna ISD: 79%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

90 %

Donna ISD: 94.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

52.5 %

Donna ISD: 53.4%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

78.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

90.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

52.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

52.4 %

Donna ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

10.8 %

Donna ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.1 %

Donna ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

52.4%

Gifted and talented

10.8%

Special education

11.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Donna ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Donna ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Donna ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Donna ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

8.1 %

Donna ISD: 11.1%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Donna ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Donna ISD: 30%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Donna ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

8.1 %

Donna ISD: 11%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Donna ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

Donna ISD: 31.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Donna ISD: Masked

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

62.8

African American

1 (1.6%)

Donna ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

60.8 (96.8%)

Donna ISD: 96%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

1 (1.6%)

Donna ISD: 3%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0.1 (0.1%)

Donna ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

50.3 (80.1%)

Donna ISD: 82.3%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

12.4 (19.8%)

Donna ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Donna ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

13.8

Donna ISD: 14.2

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.5 years

Donna ISD: 11.2 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,340

Donna ISD: $56,241

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$51,796

Donna ISD: $51,521

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$53,134

Donna ISD: $52,950

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$54,774

Donna ISD: $54,058

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$59,416

Donna ISD: $58,171

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$59,044

Donna ISD: $62,183

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$71,284

Donna ISD: $69,174

Statewide: $69,974

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