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DeSoto County School District
  • HERNANDO, MS

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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DeSoto County School District is an above average, public school district located in HERNANDO, MS. It has 34,067 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.

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FIVE EAST SOUTH STREET
HERNANDO, MS 38632
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
61%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1220
156 responses
Average ACT
24
2,796 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
34,067
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.3%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,409
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$7,804 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$64,240
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,117
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$236,600
National
$244,900

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