Desoto Senior High School



Desoto Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 242
10 274
11 241
12 204

Desoto Senior High School is a public high school of the Desoto 73 School District located in Desoto, MO. It has 961 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desoto Senior High School is the 96th largest public high school in Missouri and the 6,223rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 961
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,223rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 96th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 578th out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 112th out of 614

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Desoto Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 481
(50%)
713
(50%)
 Male 480
(50%)
719
(50%)

Desoto Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 934
(97%)
1,395
(97%)
 Black 16
(2%)
21
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Hispanic 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Desoto Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 565
(59%)
819
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 339
(35%)
528
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(6%)
85
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desoto Senior High School is ranked 87th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desoto Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desoto Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 999
2006 1006
2007 1007
2008 993
2009 932
2010 956
2011 908
2012 846
2013 946
2014 979
2015 961

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 19.8
2007 18.6
2008 17.4
2009 16.9
2010 16.4
2011 15.7
2012 15.5
2013 17.4
2014 18.2
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27827827827828
2006 0.27435387673956
2007 0.28699106256207
2008 0.33736153071501
2009 0.35085836909871
2010 0.36192468619247
2011 0.38325991189427
2012 0.46572104018913
2013 0.51057082452431
2014 0.48110316649642
2015 0.41207075962539

Compare Desoto Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.2%
 
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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