Desoto Senior High School

815 Amvets Dr

De Soto, MO 63020-2513

Tel: (636)586-1050
Grades: 9-12

846 students

Desoto Senior High School serves 846 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Desoto Senior High School operates within the Desoto 73 School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 846 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 846 students
Desoto Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Desoto Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Desoto Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Desoto Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
3%
18%
Desoto Senior High School Black (1992-2013)
White
97%
72%
Desoto Senior High School White (1992-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Desoto Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Desoto Senior High 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.
0.06 0.21
Desoto Senior High School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
36%
39%
Desoto Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Desoto Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,008 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Desoto 73 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,008 594
Desoto 73 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 88% 86%
Desoto 73 School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM n/a
District Spending $29 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,256 $0
Desoto 73 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,302 $0
Desoto 73 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Day - Day Treatment (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Desoto Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • De SotoDesoto Junior High School
    731 Amvets Dr
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1030
    0.4 mi | 474 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • De SotoEarly Childhood Center
    1812 Rock Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1040
    0.5 mi | 172 students | Gr. PK                      
  • De SotoVineland Elementary School
    650 Vineland School Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1010
    0.6 mi | 837 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • De SotoAthena Elementary School
    3775 Athena School Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1020
    5.3 mi | 679 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • De SotoSunrise Elementary School
    4485 Sunrise School Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-6660
    6.3 mi | 284 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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