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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Desoto School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Desoto School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Arkansas for: Largest student body.

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The application deadline for Desoto School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in Arkansas is $6,144 for elementary schools and $7,163 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).

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