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  • Cockrell Hill Elementary School
  • 425 S Cockrell Hill, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
68%
  • Ruby Young Elementary School
  • 707 N Young Blvd, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 617
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
66%
  • Desoto West Middle (isteam)
  • 800 N Westmoreland, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 709
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
65%
  • Golden Rule Desoto
  • 2602 W Illinois Ave, DeSoto
  • GOLDEN RULE CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 200
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
61%
  • Desoto East Middle (isteam)
  • 601 E Belt Line Rd, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 687
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
59%
  • Northside Elementary School
  • 525 Ray Ave, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 537
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
56%
  • Woodridge Elementary School
  • 1001 Woodridge, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 691
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
53%
  • The Meadows Elementary School
  • 1016 The Meadows Pkwy, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Desoto H S & Isteam3d
  • 600 Eagle Dr, DeSoto
  • DESOTO ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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DeSoto school information

IndexDeSotoTexasNational
Average Test Scores60%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools127,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The DeSoto, TX educational system consists of 12 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. DeSoto public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 16% lower than than the Texas average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of DeSoto public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 29.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in DeSoto

IndexDeSotoTexasNational
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 60%. 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.

To customize your list of DeSoto schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of DeSoto, TX schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
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Palmer, TX2,26878%59%
Waxahachie, TX32,53674%49%
DeSoto, TX51,85460%23%

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DeSoto, TX51,85460%23%
Source: The DeSoto, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 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.
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