Desoto Central Elementary School



Desoto Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 199
4 251
5 243
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 10

Desoto Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Southaven, MS in the Desoto County School District. It enrolls 703 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desoto Central Elementary School is the 87th largest public school in Mississippi and the 7,861st largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 703
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.33

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Desoto Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 360
(51%)
11,939
(52%)
 Female 343
(49%)
11,021
(48%)

Desoto Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(61%)
12,497
(54%)
 Black 195
(28%)
7,821
(34%)
 Asian 33
(5%)
356
(2%)
 Hispanic 25
(4%)
1,315
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
913
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Desoto Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 463
(66%)
9,958
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(25%)
11,188
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(9%)
1,814
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Desoto Central Elementary School is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desoto Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Central Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1131
2006 1257
2007 1283
2008 1365
2009 1370
2010 726
2011 689
2012 675
2013 666
2014 720
2015 703

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 21.7
2007 20.3
2008 20
2009 20.8
2010 19.9
2011 18.6
2012 17.6
2013 18.2
2014 18.3
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11229000884173
2006 0.18058870326173
2007 0.19095869056898
2008 0.21025641025641
2009 0.23795620437956
2010 0.25068870523416
2011 0.31640058055152
2012 0.27111111111111
2013 0.2957957957958
2014 0.31666666666667
2015 0.34139402560455

Compare Desoto Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Desoto Central Elementary School
Southaven, MS
Public 03 - 05 703 18.8:1  
Desoto Central Middle School
Southaven, MS
Public 06 - 08 1,244 18.3:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart School
Southaven, MS
Private PK - 08 326 12:1 1 miles
Northstar Academy
Southaven, MS
Private 04 - 12 1,060 29:1 3 miles
Cross Creek Christian Academy
Olive Branch, MS
Private PK - 11 95 7:1 3 miles
Desoto Central Primary
Southaven, MS
Public KG - 02 683 17.3:1 3 miles
Northpoint Christian School
Southaven, MS
Private PK - 12 1,082 12:1 3 miles
Southaven Intermediate School
Southaven, MS
Public 03 - 05 1,105 16.2:1 4 miles
Greenbrook Baptist Church Kindergarten
Southaven, MS
Private PK - KG 56 15:1 4 miles
Greenbrook Elementary School
Southaven, MS
Public KG - 02 560 17.3:1 4 miles
Pleasant Hill Elementary
Olive Branch, MS
Public KG - 05 899 17.3:1 4 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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