Desoto Intermediate School

Desoto Intermediate School serves 335 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Desoto Intermediate School operates within the Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 335 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 335 students
Desoto Intermediate School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Desoto Intermediate School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Desoto Intermediate School Students 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 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Desoto Intermediate School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Desoto Intermediate School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Desoto Intermediate School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Desoto Intermediate School Black (1988-2011)
White
95%
81%
Desoto Intermediate School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Desoto Intermediate School Sch Ethnicity Desoto Intermediate School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.54
Desoto Intermediate School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
17%
33%
Desoto Intermediate School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Desoto Intermediate School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,531 686
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM n/a
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,017 $0
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,546 $0
Adel Desoto Minburn Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Junior Senior High School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Van Meter Van Meter Junior Senior High School
    520 1st Ave
    Van Meter , IA , 50261
    (515)996-2221
    2.9  mi  |  359  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Van Meter Van Meter Elementary School
    520 1st Ave
    Van Meter , IA , 50261
    (515)996-2221
    2.9  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Adel Adm Middle School
    801 Nile Kinnick Dr South
    Adel , IA , 50003
    (515)993-3490
    5.1  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Adel Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Adm Senior High School
    801 Nile Kinnick Dr South
    Adel , IA , 50003
    (515)993-4584
    5.1  mi  |  469  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Adel Adel Elementary School
    1608 Grove St
    Adel , IA , 50003
    (515)993-4285
    5.9  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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