Desoto Intermediate School

Desoto Intermediate School serves 342 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Desoto Intermediate School operates within the Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 342 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 342 students
Desoto Intermediate School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Desoto Intermediate School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Desoto Intermediate School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Desoto Intermediate School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Desoto Intermediate School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Desoto Intermediate School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
95%
79%
Desoto Intermediate School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Desoto Intermediate School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Desoto Intermediate School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.10 0.22
Desoto Intermediate School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
34%
Desoto Intermediate School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Desoto Intermediate School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,605 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,101 is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,541 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District Name Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,605 670
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $7 MM
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $14 MM $7 MM
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,101 $11,259
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,541 $11,298
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Van Meter Junior Senior High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Van Meter Junior Senior High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Meter Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Van MeterVan Meter Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 278 students520 1st Ave
    Van MeterIA 50261
    (515)996-2221
    2.9KG-5278
  • Van MeterVan Meter Junior Senior High School
    2.9 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 374 students520 1st Ave
    Van MeterIA 50261
    (515)996-2221
    2.96-12374
  • AdelAdm Middle School
    5.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 363 students801 Nile Kinnick Dr South
    AdelIA 50003
    (515)993-3490
    5.16-8363
  • Adel Adm Senior High School
    5.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 465 students801 Nile Kinnick Dr South
    AdelIA 50003
    (515)993-4584
    5.19-12465
  • AdelAdel Elementary School
    5.9 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 435 students1608 Grove St
    AdelIA 50003
    (515)993-4285
    5.9PK-2435

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