Desoto County Academy

  • Providing an affordable Christian education since 1970 Tuition starting at $385 per month (10 months)  Biblical Principles  Certified Teachers  Abeka Curriculum

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students484 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Desoto County Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$385
Tuition NotesTuition starting at $385 per month (10 months)
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Softball, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,

School Notes

Student/Teacher Ratios: Current DCA enrollment 385+
  • 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, pending accreditation 

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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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Excellent school with a small town feel. We are very happy with our choice to move our kids here.
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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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Great school and staff! My kids love it and so will yours!
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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $4,465 for elementary schools and $6,191 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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