De Soto High School

600 Eagle Dr, Desoto, TX 75115 | (972) 230-0726
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,968
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Cheyrl Ensley
  • Fax: (972) 274-8115
  • Website: www.desotoisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,968
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 143.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 956 (48.6%)
  • Females: 1,012 (51.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 237 (12.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 779 (39.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,016 (51.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
De Soto High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.3%
Black1,62982.8%
Asian110.6%
Hispanic22611.5%
White974.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For De Soto High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade281.4%
10th Grade76839.0%
11th Grade67034.0%
12th Grade50225.5%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
53.0%
District:
53.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
41.0%
District:
39.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
83.4%
District:
82.3%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
6.7%
District:
7.4%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
11.2
District:
9.3
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.1%
District:
40.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
16.2%
District:
19.2%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
15.2%
District:
15.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
23.5%
District:
15.8%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$67,814
District:
$62,428
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$52,251
District:
$49,733
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,745
District:
$44,218
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,322
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,185
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,932
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$64,226
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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