Desoto Central Elementary School

2411 Central Parkway, Southaven, MS 38672 | (662) 349-6234
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 1,370
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Desoto County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,210
  • Graduation Rate: 68.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.6
  • Enrolled Students: 31,213

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,370
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 66.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 719 (52.5%)
  • Females: 651 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 98 (7.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 228 (16.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 326 (23.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desoto Central Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desoto Central Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade19113.9%
2nd Grade24017.5%
3rd Grade22616.5%
4th Grade25018.2%
5th Grade22716.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 73%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:25%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,613
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desoto Central Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,92040%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,74160%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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