Socorro Independent School District

Leading • Inspiring • Innovating

The state of Texas is committed to ensuring that every student graduates college and career ready with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the military, workforce, or at an institution of higher education.  The most critical aspect of graduating students with a strong educational foundation is to ensure that, in every grade, the curriculum in core subject areas is focused on preparing all students for a successful future.
In response to the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards, the Socorro Independent School District has developed the following mission and goals to prepare our students with the skills and competencies they will need to live, learn, and thrive in a 21st century environment which will demand innovation and creativity.
Our mission is to support and encourage 21st Century Learning Skills and Environments that will provide all students in the Socorro Independent School District an opportunity to graduate college and career ready.
A minimum score of on 
exams or a minimum of 4 on
A score of 15 on PLAN English,
17 on PLAN Reading,
19 on PLAN Mathematics
and 21 on PLAN Science
Algebra I ready by 8th Grade
and successfully pass with a
grade of a B or better
Advanced reading with
fluency and comprehension above  grade level on a
state approved Reading Instrument.    
A combined SAT score
of 1650 or a composite ACT
score of 24
A combined PSAT score of
165 and successfully pass
Algebra II & English III with a grade of a B or better
A score of 13 on EXPLORE English, 15 on EXPLORE Reading,  17 on EXPLORE Mathematics and
20 on EXPLORE Science
on all state assessments
The academic predictors above do not complete the list of necessary skills in order to achieve college and career readiness. Students who acquire certain behaviors and skills beginning in the primary grades that enable them to take greater responsibility for their actions are on target to graduate from high school ready for college or career.  
Academic Behaviors and Self-Management Skills 
Regular School AttendanceTime Management
Social and Cultural AwarenessCollaboration
Routine Study HabitsGoal Setting
InitiativePersistence with difficult tasks
Agility and AdaptabilitySelf-awareness of strengths and weakness
*Based on research from ACT, Inc; the College Board; the Texas Reading Initiative Task Force for the Education of Primary Children; the National Center for Educational Accountability Policy Brief 2, May, 2006; Tony Wagner's The Global Achievement Gap, Basic Books Publishing, New York, NY; David Conley's College and Career Ready; Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School, Jossey-Bass Publishing, San Francisco, CA; Art Costa and Bena Kallick's Habits of Mind.
Phone (915) 937-0308 - Fax (915) 851-7517
12440 Rojas Drive, El Paso, TX 79928
Last Modified on November 4, 2013