Desoto Senior High School

  • Desoto Senior High School serves 979 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Desoto Senior High School operates within the Desoto 73 School District.
  • Desoto 73 School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 979 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 979 students
Desoto Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Desoto Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Desoto Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Desoto Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.05 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Desoto Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Desoto Senior High School Asian Students (2002-2004)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Desoto Senior High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
n/a
16%
Desoto Senior High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
n/a
73%
Desoto Senior High School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Desoto Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.05 0.22
Desoto Senior High 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.
40%
44%
Desoto Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
7%
Desoto Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Desoto 73 School District's student population of 3,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,833 in this district is less than the state average of $10,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,372 is less than the state average of $9,807. 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 3,095 576
Desoto 73 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 87%
Desoto 73 School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $6 MM
Desoto 73 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $29 MM $6 MM
Desoto 73 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,833 $10,127
Desoto 73 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,372 $9,807
Desoto 73 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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