De Soto Area School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 500 students in De Soto Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in De Soto Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in De Soto Area School District are Prairie View Elementary School, Stoddard Elementary School and De Soto High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. De Soto Area School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Wisconsin.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

De Soto Area School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
De Soto Area School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,286 Schools
# Students
500 Students
859,812 Students
# Teachers
42 Teachers
58,035 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

De Soto Area School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 441 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#216 out of 442 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of De Soto Area   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of De Soto Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of De Soto Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of De Soto Area   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.49
# American Indian Students
n/a
10,609 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
34,135 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
11 Students
103,341 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
12%
# Black Students
5 Students
78,666 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# White Students
471 Students
599,840 Students
% White Students
94%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
666 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
32,498 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
27
54,956
# Students in K Grade:
32
56,659
# Students in 1st Grade:
37
57,334
# Students in 2nd Grade:
35
58,204
# Students in 3rd Grade:
31
60,592
# Students in 4th Grade:
30
61,722
# Students in 5th Grade:
34
62,731
# Students in 6th Grade:
36
61,592
# Students in 7th Grade:
32
61,615
# Students in 8th Grade:
43
62,411
# Students in 9th Grade:
44
65,973
# Students in 10th Grade:
33
64,360
# Students in 11th Grade:
45
64,589
# Students in 12th Grade:
41
67,074
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,556 is higher than the state median of $16,027. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,424 is less than the state median of $16,543. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of De Soto Area   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of De Soto Area   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,556
$16,027
This chart display average revenue per public school student in De Soto Area   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,424
$16,543
This chart display average spending per public school student in De Soto Area   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best De Soto Area School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Prairie View Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
E3245 County Road N
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-2227
Grades: PK-5
| 105 students
Rank: #22.
Stoddard Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 N Cottage St
Stoddard, WI 54658
(608) 457-2101
Grades: PK-5
| 120 students
Rank: #33.
De Soto High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Main St
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-0100
Grades: 9-12
| 152 students
Rank: #44.
De Soto Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Main St
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-0100
Grades: 6-8
| 109 students
De Soto Virtual School
Charter School
615 Main St
De Soto, WI 54624
(608) 648-3311
Grades: K-12
| 14 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.11

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