Desoto Central High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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
2911 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
Phone
(662) 536-3612
District
DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
County
DESOTO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1763
Classroom Teachers
88

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.7% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
69%
39%
66%
40%
72%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
20
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 485 27.5%
Grade 10 432 24.5%
Grade 11 439 24.9%
Grade 12 383 21.7%
Total 1763 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.0% 52.6% 45.2%
Black 36.1% 40.1% 48.8%
Hispanic 2.4% 5.3% 4.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.3% 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 29.0% 52.1% 74.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.1% 42.8% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 9.3% 5.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 176,132 2,976,149
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% 20.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.4% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 25.3%
65 OR OLDER 12.3% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 62,078 1,104,394
Single Parent Households With Children 12.8% 14.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 84.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.1% 22.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.9% 6.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.2% 10.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.1% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 16.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.1% 18.4%
$15,000 or less 6.8% 16.5%

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%