Desoto Senior High School

815 Amvets Dr

De Soto, MO 63020-2513

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 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 846 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 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
Black
3%
18%
White
97%
72%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

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 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,256 is higher than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,302 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Desoto 73 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,008 592
Graduation Rate 88% 86%
District Total Revenue $29 MM $6 MM
District Spending $29 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,256 $8,810
District Spending / Student $9,302 $8,968
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 (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vineland Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • De SotoDesoto Junior High School
    731 Amvets Dr
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1030
    0.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 474 students                      
  • De SotoVineland Elementary School
    650 Vineland School Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1010
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 837 students                      
  • De SotoEarly Childhood Center
    1812 Rock Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1040
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK | 172 students                      
  • De SotoAthena Elementary School
    3775 Athena School Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-1020
    5.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 679 students                      
  • De SotoSunrise Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    4485 Sunrise School Rd
    De SotoMO 63020
    (636)586-6660
    6.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 284 students                      

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