DeSoto school information

IndexDeSotoTexasNational
Average Test Scores84%87%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools127,41879,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,965

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  • The average school test scores in DeSoto are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in DeSoto.
  • 89.1% of people in DeSoto have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in DeSoto have completed high school.
  • 28.6% of people in DeSoto have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in DeSoto

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  • Amber Terrace El224 Amber LnGrades: PK - 05Students: 603 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Cockrell Hill El425 S Cockrell HillGrades: PK - 05Students: 615 · Ratio: 16:190
  • D H S Freshman Campus620 S WestmorelandGrades: 08 - 09Students: 819 · Ratio: 15:176
  • Desoto East Middle601 E Belt Line RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 613 · Ratio: 13:184
  • Desoto H S600 Eagle DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,011 · Ratio: 14:182
  • Desoto West Middle School800 N WestmorelandGrades: 06 - 08Students: 76 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Faith Family Academy Of Oak Cliff1620 Falcon DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 901 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Faith Family Academy Of Oak Cliff1620 Falcon DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 268 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Faith Family Academy Of Oak Cliff1620 Falcon DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 175 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Northside El525 Ray AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 506 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Ruby Young El707 N Young BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 563 · Ratio: 16:191
  • The Meadows El1016 The Meadows PkwyGrades: PK - 05Students: 528 · Ratio: 16:181
  • Waxahachie Faith Family Academy1620 Falcon DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Waxahachie Family Faith Academy1620 Falcon DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 43 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Waxahachie Family Faith Academy1620 Falcon DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 115 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Woodridge El1001 WoodridgeGrades: PK - 05Students: 667 · Ratio: 17:188

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Education level achieved in DeSoto

IndexDeSotoTexasNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%78.5%83.8%
Completed high school88.1%77.0%82.4%
Completed some college68.8%56.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.1%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.6%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters9.6%9.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in DeSoto (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Midlothian, TX19,59095%39%
Mansfield, TX59,75792%35%
Irving, TX224,85990%32%
Red Oak, TX11,14989%31%
Balch Springs, TX24,69389%31%
DeSoto, TX50,83784%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harrisonburg, VA50,82179%15%
Glendora, CA50,85560%12%
Minnetonka, MN50,89774%9%
Bradenton, FL50,77745%34%
Gilroy, CA50,77658%15%
DeSoto, TX50,83784%24%
Source: The DeSoto, TX education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.