- 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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||267 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 13%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||21 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
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