Desoto 73 School District Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools managed by Desoto 73 School District serving 3,079 students in Desoto, MO.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Missouri state average of 27%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

Desoto 73 School District Public Schools

(Desoto 73) Stats (MO) State Statistics
# of Students 3,079 915,853 students
# of Teachers 199 64,029 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15 14:1
# of Male Students 1,578 463,816 students
% Male Students 51.3 50.6%
# of Female Students 1,501 452,037 students
% Female Students 48.7 49.4%
Students by Ethnicity:
# of American Indian Students 4 students 4,176 students
% American Indian Students
0.1% 0.5%
# of Asian Students 8 17,253 students
% Asian Students
0.3% 1.9%
# of Hispanic Students 9 students 44,544 students
% Hispanic Students
0.3% 4.9%
# of Black Students 55 students 153,650 students
% Black Students
1.8% 16.8%
# of White Students 3,000 students 679,692 students
% White Students
97% 74%
# of Other Students 3 students 16,538 students
% of Other Students
n/a 2%
Students by Grade:
# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: 180 students 29,620 students
# of Students in Kindergarten: 206 students 69,716 students
# of Students in 1st Grade: 207 students 69,188 students
# of Students in 2nd Grade: 217 students 68,187 students
# of Students in 3rd Grade: 248 students 67,473 students
# of Students in 4th Grade: 216 students 67,274 students
# of Students in 5th Grade: 222 students 68,153 students
# of Students in 6th Grade: 237 students 68,500 students
# of Students in 7th Grade: 224 students 68,122 students
# of Students in 8th Grade: 214 students students 68,413 students
# of Students in 9th Grade: 272 students students 71,813 students
# of Students in 10th Grade: 224 students students 69,041 students
# of Students in 11th Grade: 221 students students 65,879 students
# of Students in 12th Grade: 191 students students 64,474 students
# of Ungraded Students: n/a n/a
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Desoto 73 School District public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .08, which is higher than the Missouri average of . The most diverse school in the district is . Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or in the USA.