Desoto Central Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2611 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
Phone
(662) 349-6660
District
DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
County
DESOTO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1294
Classroom Teachers
72

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.2% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Desoto Central Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 42
Proficiency in Reading 57 38
Proficiency in Math 81 46

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 41
Proficiency in Reading 51 34
Proficiency in Math 76 48

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 38
Proficiency in Reading 55 35
Proficiency in Math 76.200873 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.92
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.66
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 427 33.0%
Grade 7 429 33.2%
Grade 8 415 32.1%
Total 1294 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.9% 55.1% 45.2%
Black 32.4% 37.3% 49.3%
Hispanic 3.1% 5.6% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 1.7% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.1% 53.3% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.8% 44.5% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.3% 8.8% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 173,267 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 348.7 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.8% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.6% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 61,158 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 13.2% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.4% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.5% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.5% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.0% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.4% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.2% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.0% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 6.8% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,357 $144,390,980 55.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $446 $14,780,440 5.6%
Staff $210 $6,959,400 2.7%
General Administration $208 $6,893,120 2.6%
School Administration $394 $13,057,160 5.0%
Operation $713 $23,628,820 9.0%
Transportation $376 $12,460,640 4.7%
Other $253 $8,384,420 3.2%
Total Support $2,599 $86,130,860 32.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $962 $31,880,680 12.2%
Total Expenditures $7,918 $262,402,520 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,959 $2,407,652,272 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $449 $217,905,171 4.7%
Staff $410 $198,999,682 4.3%
General Administration $289 $140,459,957 3.0%
School Administration $525 $254,709,295 5.5%
Operation $896 $434,764,003 9.4%
Transportation $403 $195,690,885 4.2%
Other $224 $108,750,708 2.3%
Total Support $3,195 $1,551,252,637 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,385 $672,473,400 14.5%
Total Expenditures $9,540 $4,631,370,250 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%