Desoto Central Middle School



Desoto Central Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Central Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 410
7 411
8 412
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 11

Desoto Central Middle School is a public elementary school located in Southaven, MS in the Desoto County School District. It enrolls 1,244 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,244
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.85

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Desoto Central Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 662
(53%)
11,939
(52%)
 Female 582
(47%)
11,021
(48%)

Desoto Central Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 785
(63%)
12,497
(54%)
 Black 360
(29%)
7,821
(34%)
 Asian 57
(5%)
356
(2%)
 Hispanic 24
(2%)
1,315
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
913
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)

Desoto Central Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 873
(70%)
9,958
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(23%)
11,188
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(6%)
1,814
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desoto Central Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.8%) 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1028
2006 1060
2007 1133
2008 1181
2009 1185
2010 1178
2011 1218
2012 1231
2013 1218
2014 1204
2015 1244

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.7
2007 17.4
2008 17
2009 16.7
2010 18.7
2011 19.9
2012 18.5
2013 18
2014 18.2
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41342412451362
2006 0.18018867924528
2007 0.1756398940865
2008 0.2108382726503
2009 0.26582278481013
2010 0.23005093378608
2011 0.29720853858785
2012 0.22908204711617
2013 0.26354679802956
2014 0.28322259136213
2015 0.29823151125402

Compare Desoto Central Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Desoto Central Middle School
Southaven, MS
Public 06 - 08 1,244 18.3:1  
Desoto Central Elementary School
Southaven, MS
Public 03 - 05 703 18.8:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart School
Southaven, MS
Private PK - 08 326 12:1 2 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
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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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