Desoto Intermediate School

  • Desoto Intermediate School serves 365 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Desoto Intermediate School operates within the Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 365 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 365 students
Desoto Intermediate School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Desoto Intermediate School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Desoto Intermediate School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Desoto Intermediate School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Desoto Intermediate School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Desoto Intermediate School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Desoto Intermediate School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Desoto Intermediate School Black Students (1988-2011)
White
94%
78%
Desoto Intermediate School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Desoto Intermediate School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Desoto Intermediate School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Desoto Intermediate School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.12 0.22
Desoto Intermediate School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
20%
34%
Desoto Intermediate School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
3%
7%
Desoto Intermediate School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District's student population of 1,657 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,075 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,355 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,657 673
Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $9 MM
Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $17 MM $8 MM
Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,075 $13,242
Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,355 $12,536
Adel Desoto Minburn Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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