Mrs. Monica Castro, Principal

Phone: 915-937-9200


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Monica Castro, Principal


Bobcats Achieve Success!


Puentes Middle School will provide scholars with a nurturing, empowering, and successful learning environment through teamwork and consistent modeling of high expectations for all.


  • Continue to be a Top-Rated campus                        
  • Striving for all 7 State Distinctions
  • Continue to have 97% attendance and above
  • Continue our Bobcat Family Community Growth
  • To Keep Raising Socially Emotionally and Academically Successful Scholars

Awards and Successes

  • Top 25% Student Progress
  • Top 25% Closing Performance Gaps Postsecondary Readiness
  • Qualifiers for State Science Fair
  • Leading the pack in UIL Academic Events
  • Leading the pack in UIL Sports (District Champions in Basketball, Footbal and Soccer)
  • Thriving NJHS developing their leadership skills 
  • Cheerleading Squad Ranked No. 1 amongst Their Peers
  • Superior Ratings in Band, Orchestra, and Choir
  • 1st place Recognitions in Art Competitions
  • Recognized participation in Fort Bliss Military Events
  • Recipients of the Department of Defense, SPEED and AYPN Grants