Desoto County School District

  • FIVE EAST SOUTH ST
  • HERNANDO, MS 38632
  • (662) 429-5271
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate68.2%63.9%
Dropout Rate1.4%4.6%
Per Pupil Spending$6,210$7,705
Students Per Teacher17.814.7
Number of Schools38-
Number of Students30,616-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,723-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment30,61617.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students14
Kindergarten Students2,463
1st Grade Students2,419
2nd Grade Students2,342
3rd Grade Students2,481
4th Grade Students2,532
5th Grade Students2,488
6th Grade Students2,451
7th Grade Students2,419
8th Grade Students2,447
9th Grade Students2,580
10th Grade Students2,293
11th Grade Students2,063
12th Grade Students1,647
Ungraded Students685
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native37
Asian or Pacific Islander464
Hispanic1,770
Black (Non-Hispanic)9,293
White (Non-Hispanic)19,635
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male16,111
Female15,102

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,72317.8
Prekindergarten Teachers12-
Kindergarten Teachers105-
Elementary Teachers782-
Secondary Teachers616-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes208-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides504
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors13
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors130
Elementary39
Secondary25
Other65
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians37
Library Support Staff28
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff1,284
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators17
LEA Administrative Support Staff71
School Administrators103
School Administrative Support Staff161
Student Support Services101
Other Support Services Staff831

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$232,190,000-
Total Local Revenues$79,965,00034.4%
Property Tax$62,075,00026.7%
Other School Systems$30,0000.01%
Cities and Counties$2,960,0001.3%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$164,0000.07%
School Lunch$4,396,0001.9%
District Activity Receipts$5,320,0002.3%
Rents and Royalties$82,0000.04%
Sale of Property$38,0000.02%
Interest Earnings$2,875,0001.2%
Private Contributions$853,0000.4%
Miscellaneous$1,172,0000.5%
Total State Revenues$134,541,00057.9%
General Formula Assistance$130,504,00056.2%
Special Education Programs$163,0000.07%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$1,334,0000.6%
Vocational Education Programs$567,0000.2%
School Lunch Programs$59,0000.03%
Other Programs$1,914,0000.8%
Total Federal Revenues$17,684,0007.6%
Through State - Title I$2,778,0001.2%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$6,444,0002.8%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$113,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$46,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$190,0000.08%
Through State - Bilingual Education$161,0000.07%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$5,295,0002.3%
Through State - Other$1,570,0000.7%
Direct - Other$1,087,0000.5%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$185,578,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$110,305,00059.4%
Total Support Services Expenditures$64,956,00035.0%
Student Support$11,234,0004.8%
Instructional Staff Support$6,337,0002.7%
General Administration Support$3,164,0001.4%
School Administration Support$9,335,0004.0%
Operation and Maintenance Support$19,469,0008.4%
Student Transportation Support$10,002,0004.3%
Other Support Services$5,415,0002.3%
Total Other Expenditures$10,317,0005.6%
Food Services$9,125,0003.9%
Enterprise Operations$22,0000.01%
Other Services$1,170,0000.5%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 68.2%
Total Diploma Count 1,371
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 178
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121121.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Desoto County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 38
  • Students: 30,616
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,723
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CENTER HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2009
13662 Center Hill Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | PK-5
687 19.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
CENTER HILL HIGH SCHOOL
13250 Kirk Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 7-12
765 18.7

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CENTER HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL
8756 Forest Hill Irene
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 6-8
610 15.3

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CHICKASAW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6391 Chickasaw
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 2-3
531 18.9

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DESOTO CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2411 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS
Public | PK-5
1,370 20.8

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DESOTO CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
2911 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS
Public | 9-12
1,403 18.3

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DESOTO CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
2611 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS
Public | 6-8
1,185 16.7

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
DESOTO COUNTY ALTERNATIVE CENTER SCHOOL
2690 Magnolia St
Hernando, MS
Public | KG-12
- -

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DESOTO COUNTY VOCATIONAL COMPLEX SCHOOL
847 Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS
Public | 9-12
- -

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GREENBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
730 South Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS
Public | PK-2
608 17.7

3 out of 5
1 Review
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HERNANDO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
455 Riley St
Hernando, MS
Public | PK-1
586 23.1

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HERNANDO HIGH SCHOOL
805 Dilworth Ln
Hernando, MS
Public | 9-12
978 15.3

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HERNANDO HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
570 Mcingvale Rd
Hernando, MS
Public | 2-3
571 18.2

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HERNANDO MIDDLE SCHOOL
700 Dilworth Ln
Hernando, MS
Public | 6-8
884 16.6

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HOPE SULLIVAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7985 Southaven Circle West
Southaven, MS
Public | PK-2
598 17.1

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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HORN LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6341 Ridgewood Rd
Horn Lake, MS
Public | PK-2
607 18.2

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HORN LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
3360 Church Rd
Horn Lake, MS
Public | 9-12
1,487 16.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
HORN LAKE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
6585 Horn Lake Rd
Horn Lake, MS
Public | 3-5
1,182 18.9

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HORN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
6125 Hurt Rd
Horn Lake, MS
Public | 6-8
1,119 15.3

4 out of 5
2 Reviews
LAKE CORMORANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3285 Wilson Mill Rd West
Lake Cormorant, MS
Public | PK-6
905 20.0

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LAKE CORMORANT HIGH SCHOOL
10200 Gator Dr
Lake Cormorant, MS
Public | 9-11
648 16.5

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LAKE CORMORANT MIDDLE SCHOOL
3203 Wilson Mill Rd
Lake Cormorant, MS
Public | 7-10
427 14.5

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LEWISBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1717 Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | PK-5
884 20.1

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
LEWISBURG HIGH SCHOOL
1755 Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 6-12
629 15.9

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LEWISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL
1711 Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 5-8
745 16.6

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OAK GROVE CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
893 Oak Grove Rd
Hernando, MS
Public | 4-5
532 16.5

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
OLIVE BRANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9549 East Pigeon Roost Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | PK-1
584 17.6

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OLIVE BRANCH HIGH SCHOOL
9366 East Sandidge Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 9-12
1,170 16.8

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OLIVE BRANCH INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
8631 East Pigeon Roost Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 4-5
520 21.1

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OLIVE BRANCH MIDDLE SCHOOL
6530 South Blocker St
Olive Branch, MS
Public | 6-8
915 17.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
OVERPARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8530 Forest Hill Irene Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | PK-6
719 18.5

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PLEASANT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7686 Pleasant Hill Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Public | PK-5
938 17.4

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
SHADOW OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3780 Shadow Oaks Parkway
Horn Lake, MS
Public | PK-2
565 31.4

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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SOUTHAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8274 Claiborne Dr
Southaven, MS
Public | PK-5
731 16.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
SOUTHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL
899 Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS
Public | 9-12
1,677 21.6

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SOUTHAVEN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
175 Rasco Rd West
Southaven, MS
Public | 3-5
1,256 18.5

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SOUTHAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
899 Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS
Public | 6-8
1,477 18.9

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
WALLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6131 Delta View Rd
Walls, MS
Public | PK-5
720 17.6

3.5 out of 5
5 Reviews
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