Donna High School

  • Donna High School serves 1,890 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Donna High School operates within the Donna Independent School District.
  • Donna Independent School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1890 students has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 148 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,890 students
Donna High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Donna High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 148 teachers
Donna High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Donna High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Donna High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
100%
52%
Donna High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
29%
Donna High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Donna High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.41
Donna High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Donna High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Donna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Donna Independent School District's student population of 15,351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 44% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,822 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,627 is higher than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Donna Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 15,351 825
Donna Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 79% 83%
Donna Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $10 MM
Donna Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $178 MM $10 MM
Donna Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,822 $11,604
Donna Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,627 $11,458
Donna Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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