Desoto County High School

1710 East Gibson St, Arcadia, FL 34266 | (863) 494-3434
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,136
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1710 E Gibson St, Arcadia, FL 34266
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Desoto County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,758
  • Graduation Rate: 54.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.6
  • Enrolled Students: 4,988

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,136
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 589 (51.8%)
  • Females: 539 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 121 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 615 (54.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 736 (64.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desoto County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black15914.0%
Asian60.5%
Hispanic37432.9%
White58751.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desoto County High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade41036.1%
10th Grade28224.8%
11th Grade26123.0%
12th Grade18316.1%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
73.0%
District:
69.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.2%
District:
5.2%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
70.5%
District:
81.8%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
3.3%
District:
1.3%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.1%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
2.3%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Desoto County High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on January 12, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
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