Desoto Parish School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 10 top public schools in Desoto Parish School District, serving 5,121 students.
  • Public school in Desoto Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus Louisiana public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus 70% Louisiana statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in Louisiana.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is North Desoto Upper Elementary School, with 82% math proficiency and 84% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Louisiana or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black) , which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameDesoto Parish School District
School District Phone Number(318)872-2836
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools10 Schools1,400 Schools
# of Students5,121 Students718,899 Students
# of Teachers340 Teachers48,543 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Desoto Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 175 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Desoto Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Desoto Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Desoto Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.550.60
# of American Indian Students19 Students4,870 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students17 Students11,267 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students141 Students45,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
6%
# of Black Students2,153 Students316,428 Students
% Black Students
42%
44%
# of White Students2,691 Students323,939 Students
% White Students
53%
45%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a704 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students100 Students16,295 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:25528,198
# of Students in Kindergarten:36853,327
# of Students in 1st Grade:36255,273
# of Students in 2nd Grade:36056,239
# of Students in 3rd Grade:36556,722
# of Students in 4th Grade:43056,465
# of Students in 5th Grade:41553,699
# of Students in 6th Grade:36853,285
# of Students in 7th Grade:39053,090
# of Students in 8th Grade:35951,765
# of Students in 9th Grade:38258,398
# of Students in 10th Grade:39652,012
# of Students in 11th Grade:36247,821
# of Students in 12th Grade:30942,605
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $22,259 in this school district is less than the state average of $24,787. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $20,414 is less than the state average of $22,795. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$116 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Desoto Parish  School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$106 MM$25 MM
This chart display total spending of Desoto Parish  School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$22,259$24,787
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Desoto Parish  School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$20,414$22,795
This chart display average spending per public school student in Desoto Parish  School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Desoto Parish School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | LA School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Mansfield Desoto Career Academy Alternative School
    2269 Whaley St
    Mansfield, LA 71052
    (318)871-0493

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Logansport Logansport High School Math: 61% / Reading: 65% | Bottom 50%
    17228 Hwy. 5
    Logansport, LA 71049
    (318)697-4338

    Grades: PK-12 | 665 students
  • Mansfield Mansfield Elementary School Math: 58% / Reading: 61% | Bottom 50%
    1915 Mcarthur Dr
    Mansfield, LA 71052
    (318)872-1772

    Grades: PK-4 | 653 students
  • Mansfield Mansfield High School Math: 75-79% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 50%
    401 Kings Highway
    Mansfield, LA 71052
    (318)872-0793

    Grades: 8-12 | 419 students
  • Mansfield Mansfield Middle School Math: 49% / Reading: 53% | Bottom 50%
    1915 Mcarthur Dr
    Mansfield, LA 71052
    (318)872-1309

    Grades: 5-8 | 442 students
  • Stonewall North Desoto High School Math: 75-79% / Reading: 80-84% | Top 20%
    2571 Hwy. 171
    Stonewall, LA 71078
    (318)925-6917

    Grades: 8-12 | 711 students
  • Stonewall North Desoto Lower Elementary School
    2623 Hwy 171
    Stonewall, LA 71078
    (318)925-2383

    Grades: PK-1 | 474 students
  • Stonewall North Desoto Middle School 6-8 Math: 77% / Reading: 83% | Top 20%
    2535 Hwy. 171
    Stonewall, LA 71078
    (318)925-4520

    Grades: 6-8 | 593 students
  • Stonewall North Desoto Upper Elementary School Math: 82% / Reading: 84% | Top 20%
    2535 Highway 171
    Stonewall, LA 71078
    (318)872-2836

    Grades: 2-5 | 768 students
  • Logansport Stanley High School Math: 65% / Reading: 72% | Top 50%
    14323 Hwy. 84
    Logansport, LA 71049
    (318)697-2664

    Grades: PK-12 | 396 students
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