North Desoto High School

  • North Desoto High School serves 711 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • North Desoto High School's student population of 711 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Desoto High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Desoto High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#192 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
22%
44%
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White
75%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.390.61
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Graduation Rate90-94%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeSoto Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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