North Desoto Upper Elementary School

2535 Highway 171
Stonewall, LA 71078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 739 students in grades 2-5, North Desoto Upper Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Enrollment: 739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 30% in LA
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Desoto Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

North Desoto Upper Elementary School's student population of 739 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
Total Students
739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

North Desoto Upper Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,251 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of North Desoto Upper Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (LA)
#257 out of 1251 schools
(Top 30%)
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41%
32%
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58%
42%
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43%
27%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
20%
42%
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White
71%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Desoto Upper Elementary School's ranking?
North Desoto Upper Elementary School is ranked #257 out of 1,251 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Louisiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% LA state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% LA state average).
How many students attend North Desoto Upper Elementary School?
739 students attend North Desoto Upper Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of North Desoto Upper Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Desoto Upper Elementary School?
North Desoto Upper Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does North Desoto Upper Elementary School offer ?
North Desoto Upper Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-5
What school district is North Desoto Upper Elementary School part of?
North Desoto Upper Elementary School is part of Desoto Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Enrollment: 739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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