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DeSoto school information

Index DeSoto Texas National
Average Test Scores35%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools127,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in DeSoto are 27% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in DeSoto
  • 87.7% of people in DeSoto have completed 8th grade
  • 86.5% of people in DeSoto have completed high school
  • 29.3% of people in DeSoto have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in DeSoto

      Index DeSoto Texas National
      Completed 8th grade87.7%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school86.5%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college68.2%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.1%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.3%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters10.4%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

      DeSoto, TX School Districts

      • DeSoto Independent School District

      There are a total of 12 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in DeSoto. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for DeSoto, TX schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In DeSoto, TX, an average of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.5% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Ovilla, TX4,01064%32.3%
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      Midlothian, TX31,53355%13.8%
      Waxahachie, TX36,73552%8.6%
      DeSoto, TX53,17035%27.1%

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      DeSoto, TX53,17035%27.1%
      Source: The DeSoto, TX education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.