Desoto Connections



Desoto Connections Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Connections Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 4
7 1
8 0
9 1
10 0
11 7
12 9

Desoto Connections is a public elementary school located in Arcadia, FL in the Desoto School District. It enrolls 22 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 22
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 2

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Desoto Connections Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 13
(59%)
1,919
(54%)
 Female 9
(41%)
1,658
(46%)

Desoto Connections Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 9
(41%)
1,530
(43%)
 Black 7
(32%)
459
(13%)
 Hispanic 6
(27%)
1,488
(42%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
74
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Desoto Connections Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 16
(73%)
2,785
(78%)
 Not Eligible 5
(23%)
568
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(5%)
224
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desoto Connections students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desoto Connections Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 0
2008 50
2009 49
2010 21
2011 17
2012 22

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 24.5
2010 21
2011 8.5
2012 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.42
2009 0.46938775510204
2010 0.57142857142857
2011 0.35294117647059
2012 0.77272727272727

Compare Desoto Connections to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Desoto Connections
Arcadia, FL
Public 06 - 12 22 11:1  
West Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 889 15.6:1 1 miles
Desoto Middle School
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Woodland Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 752 15.7:1 19 miles
Charlotte Academy
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Private PK - 08 157 10:1 20 miles
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Private KG - 10 73 12:1 20 miles
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Public PK - 05 674 15.7:1 20 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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