Desoto Christian Academy

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Desoto Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
2018

Student Body

Total Students
370 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Desoto Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
18 students
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Theater Program

School Notes

Student/Teacher Ratios:
  • Pre-Kindergarten: 1:10 - Up to 20 students per class with one teacher and one teacher assistant
  • Kindergarten: 1:10 - Up to 20 students per class with one teacher and one teacher assistant
  • 1st 8th Grade: 1:20
  • 9th-12th Grade: 1:20
  • Students benefit from the personal attention of our faculty who are professional, dedicated, and committed to each child's success
  • DCA is a member of ACSI, accredited with AdvancEd / Cognia
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Desoto Christian Academy often compared to?
Desoto Christian Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Cross Creek Christian Academy by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Desoto Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Desoto Christian Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 94%.
What sports does Desoto Christian Academy offer?
Desoto Christian Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Softball and Volleyball.
What is Desoto Christian Academy's ranking?
Desoto Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Desoto Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Desoto Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
DeSoto Christian Academy is an incredible, Christ-centered school where my children are thriving! The faculty genuinely care about each student and the curriculum is challenging yet manageable. We are very grateful for DCA and highly recommend it to anyone looking for a solid, Christian education!
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5  
Great school with Godly teachers and staff! I would strongly recommend this school!
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5  
Wonderful school!! Teachers and Administrators go above and beyond to educate and support the students. So glad that we moved from public schools.
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5  
Excellent school with a small town feel. We are very happy with our choice to move our kids here.
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5  
DCA is a school where everyone that works there cares about the students and helping them succeed. I''ve never seen a school with so many people that really and truly, honestly care about the kids.
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5  
Great school and staff! My kids love it and so will yours!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $5,894 for elementary schools and $6,458 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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