Desoto Central Elementary School

Serves grades 3 - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2411 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
Phone
(662) 349-6234
District
DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
County
DESOTO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
797
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

9

(10 is best)

Better than 89.5% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 46
Proficiency in Reading 62 46
Proficiency in Math 72 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 46
Proficiency in Reading 62 46
Proficiency in Math 57 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 36
Proficiency in Reading 52 37
Proficiency in Math 57 35

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.78
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.45
AVG FOR STATE 14.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 255 32.0%
Grade 4 265 33.2%
Grade 5 271 34.0%
Total 797 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 58.7% 52.6% 45.2%
Black 33.4% 40.1% 48.8%
Hispanic 2.9% 5.3% 4.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.9% 1.7% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.8% 52.1% 74.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.8% 42.8% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.9% 9.3% 5.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 176,132 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 354.5 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.6% 20.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.4% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 12.3% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 62,078 1,105,576
Single Parent Households With Children 12.8% 14.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.1% 21.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.9% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.2% 10.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.1% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 16.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.1% 18.8%
$15,000 or less 6.8% 17.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,344 $145,684,728 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $453 $15,192,261 5.8%
Staff $214 $7,176,918 2.7%
General Administration $199 $6,673,863 2.6%
School Administration $384 $12,878,208 4.9%
Operation $683 $22,905,771 8.7%
Transportation $388 $13,012,356 5.0%
Other $238 $7,981,806 3.0%
Total Support $2,560 $85,854,720 32.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $901 $30,216,837 11.5%
Total Expenditures $7,804 $261,722,748 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,010 $2,373,092,750 51.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $465 $220,142,509 4.8%
Staff $407 $193,002,364 4.2%
General Administration $289 $137,053,748 3.0%
School Administration $537 $254,371,995 5.5%
Operation $899 $425,950,672 9.2%
Transportation $422 $200,109,995 4.3%
Other $236 $112,009,396 2.4%
Total Support $3,257 $1,542,693,018 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,510 $715,368,585 15.4%
Total Expenditures $9,776 $4,631,141,847 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%