Desoto Trail Elementary School

  • Desoto Trail Elementary School serves 677 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Desoto Trail Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Desoto Trail Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Desoto Trail Elementary School's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desoto Trail Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desoto Trail Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#116 out of 3650 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
79%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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