Award Year: 2022

Sonora Secondary School

1717 Tayloe Avenue
Sonora, TX, 76950-3999

(325) 387-6940

Ms. Christina Rodriguez, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Sonora Independent School District

School Website


Sonora Independent School District (ISD) recognizes the complex challenge of empowering students to succeed in a world of rapid change and is committed to meeting the ever-changing demands of the 21st-century education. We are a family, a community, a team; we dedicated ourselves and our resources to provide every child with every opportunity to become more tomorrow than can be imagined today.

Student Demographics
  • White: 22%
  • Hispanic: 77%
  • Two or more races: 1%
Sonora Secondary School

Sonora Secondary School

Sonora Secondary School is a 7th-12th grade campus located in rural West Texas. We are a small school district with deep roots in tradition. Sonora, Texas is a great community that is known for fully supporting students and staff.

Sonora Secondary School has a positive school climate where students can grow and be successful during their school careers as well as once they graduate. Students are held to a high standard in the classroom and in whatever extracurricular events they choose to participate in. The stakeholders in the school district invest time and energy into their students to develop the whole student and ensure that they have the best learning environment possible.

Sonora Secondary provides students with multiple opportunities for success in academics that will help their future endeavors. Our campus has multiple programs of study that fit our way of life in West Texas such as Agriculture Science, Agricultural Mechanics, Architecture, Certified Nursing Assistant Program, Graphic Design, Photography, and Culinary Arts. Our UIL academic teams have been known to produce some academically strong teams in Journalism as well.

Success in our school is attributed to building positive relationships with the students. Teachers ensure that areas of need are addressed for students, especially inside the classroom. Teaching and tutoring is done within the school day with high levels of rigor. Hands-on and student-led learning play major roles in the classroom. While the students take ownership of their learning in the classroom, they continue the tradition of success here in Sonora.