De Soto Middle School

  • De Soto Middle School serves 109 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • De Soto Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • De Soto Middle School's student population of 109 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • De Soto Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of De Soto Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank#1509 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
94%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in De Soto Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.120.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in De Soto Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDe Soto Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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