Capt. Walter E. Clarke Middle School

Socorro Independent School District



Endless Opportunities

About Us

  • Our school takes its name from World War II navy officer and pilot, Captain Walter E. Clarke. During his military tour, Captain Clarke was recognized by the President of the United States and awarded the Gold Star for his many meritorious achievements in aerial flights while piloting a Fighter Plane during WWII.
    Captain Walter E. Clarke opened its doors in 1993 with a population of approx. 1,400 students. Since then, Clarke has had a yearly average of 950 - 1,400 students and is one of the largest middle school.  Walter Clarke is currently serving 6th, 7th and 8th grade students from the following elementary schools: Myrtle Cooper, Vista Del Sol, and Sierra Vista.
Vision:Tomorrow's Leaders Learning Today
Mission:The mission of the Socorro Independent School District is to optimize our students' academic, artistic, athletic, and interpersonal skills.