PROFICIENCY 66% 136% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
36%Southaven
28%Mississippi

Desoto Central Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST" in Southaven, MS. There are a total of 1,204 students and 66 teachers at Desoto Central Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 239 free lunch students and 102 reduced lunch students.

Desoto Central Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 65.5%, which is 136% higher than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1204
Teachers66.07
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch239
Reduced lunch102

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Desoto Central Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All66%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
658%
767%
873%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
664%
769%
863%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Desoto Central Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 67.4% 58.1% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 26.2% 33.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 3.8% 1.6% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 6.5% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 3.1%

Southaven demographics profile

StatisticSouthavenMississippiNational
Population1,3262,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1356291
Median age29.936.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Southaven

IndexSouthavenMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.1%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Desoto Central Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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