Desoto Central Primary

  • Desoto Central Primary serves 709 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Desoto Central Primary's student population of 709 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students709 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Desoto Central Primary
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desoto Central Primary's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desoto Central Primary is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
24%
49%
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White
60%
43%
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Two or more races
12%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desoto Central Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.570.58
This chart display the diversity score of Desoto Central Primary and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desoto Central Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesoto Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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