Desoto School

  • The mission of the faculty, administration, and Board of Directors of Desoto School, Inc., is to strive to serve the educational and social needs of its students through high quality instruction with emphasis on the college-bound student.
  • The school will strive to promote character development and life skills in a safe environment while encouraging family participation.
  • Success has been evidenced by the large number of DeSoto graduates who have entered college and are making a positive contribution to our society.
  • The purpose of Desoto School is simply and directly stated as quality education.
  • As DeSoto strives to achieve this objective, emphasis is given to helping students acquire a desire for knowledge and respect for learning, an understanding of our cultural heritage and respect for our country, a strong moral character, and a well-developed sense of personal responsibility.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students267 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
0%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Desoto School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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  • West Helena
    Grades: PK | 8 students
    0.8 miles
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    West Helena, AR 72390
    (870) 228-6926
    0.8 PK
    8
  • Marianna
    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
    13.7 miles
    3712 Highway 1 S
    Marianna, AR 72360
    (870) 295-6067
    13.7 K-12
    28
  • Marvell
    Grades: PK-12 | 197 students
    15.4 miles
    645 Hwy 243 North
    Marvell, AR 72366
    (870) 829-2931
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    197
  • Marianna
    Grades: PK-12 | 239 students
    18.4 miles
    973 Highway 243
    Marianna, AR 72360
    (870) 295-3444
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    239
  • Jonestown
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    Grades: K | 27 students
    19.2 miles
    401 Main St
    Jonestown, MS 38639
    (662) 358-4335
    19.2 K
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The average private school tuition in Arkansas is $4,929 for elementary schools and $6,460 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).