Desoto Elementary School



Desoto Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 33
1 40
2 28
3 34
4 27
5 23
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desoto Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tampa, FL in the Hillsborough School District. It enrolls 205 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desoto Elementary School is the 2,009th largest public school in Florida and the 47,841st largest nationally. It has 8.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 205
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,841st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,009th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 95th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,848th out of 2,205

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Desoto Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 114
(56%)
69,898
(48%)
 Male 91
(44%)
75,186
(52%)

Desoto Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 133
(65%)
49,338
(34%)
 Black 45
(22%)
31,633
(22%)
 White 21
(10%)
52,763
(36%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
5,817
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
433
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,869
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
231
(0%)

Desoto Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(85%)
77,574
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(10%)
10,228
(7%)
 Not Eligible 11
(5%)
57,282
(39%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Desoto Elementary School is ranked 1,734th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desoto Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) is significantly 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 372
2006 378
2007 189
2008 239
2009 207
2010 193
2011 214
2012 205

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12.6
2007 8.6
2008 12.6
2009 10.4
2010 9.9
2011 10.5
2012 8.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92204301075269
2006 0.92592592592593
2007 0.89417989417989
2008 0.97071129707113
2009 1.0144927536232
2010 0.94818652849741
2011 0.9392523364486
2012 0.94634146341463

Compare Desoto Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
820.0% 8.2:1
 
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 94.6%
 

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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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