Desoto Parish School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public preschools in Desoto Parish School District, serving 2,236 students. Public preschools in Desoto Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Louisiana public pre school average of 66%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public preschool average of 57% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana public preschool average of 17:1.
|School District Name||Desoto Parish School District|
|School District Phone Number||(318) 872-2836|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (LA)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||686 Schools|
|# of Students||2,236 Students||318,827 Students|
|# of Teachers||134 Teachers||18,270 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||17:1|
Desoto Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 80% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (LA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#56 out of 193 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||8 Students||2,246 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||3 Students||4,634 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||93 Students||25,548 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||976 Students||138,555 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,091 Students||138,286 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||241 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||65 Students||9,317 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||257||27,405|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||371||47,267|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||385||46,603|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||180||43,484|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||212||41,506|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||185||39,652|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||82||34,971|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||104||13,922|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||70||7,930|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||68||7,501|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||67||2,484|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||76||2,224|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||88||2,063|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||91||1,815|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $15,989 is higher than the state median of $13,384. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,567 is higher than the state median of $14,061. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (LA)|
|Total Revenue||$83 MM||$27 MM|
|Spending||$86 MM||$29 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$15,989||$13,384|
|Revenue / Student||$16,567||$14,061|
Desoto Parish School District Public Preschools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Stanley High School 14323 Hwy. 84
Logansport, LA 71049
Grades: PK-12 | 415 students
- Logansport High School 17228 Hwy. 5
Logansport, LA 71049
Grades: PK-12 | 680 students
- Mansfield Elementary School 1915 Mcarthur Dr
Mansfield, LA 71052
Grades: PK-4 | 638 students
- North Desoto Lower Elementary School2623 Hwy 171
Stonewall, LA 71078
Grades: PK-1 | 503 students
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