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Desoto Co School District

  • Schools
    7
  • Students
    5,238
  • Teachers
    292

Desoto Co School District is a public school district in Florida. They serve 5,238 students across 7 schools, and its teachers have had 374 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Desoto Co School District Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (863) 494-4222
  • PO Box 2000
  • Arcadia, FL-2000
  • Website

Desoto Co School District Demographics

95%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
51%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Desoto Co School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Desoto Co School District had a total revenue of $51.0 million in the 2016-17 school year. 25.4% came from local sources, 56.6% from state sources, and 18.0% from federal sources.

Desoto Co School District had a per-pupil revenue of $9,740 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 25.4% came from local sources, 56.6% from state sources, and 18.0% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Desoto Co School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Feb 29, 2024

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Desoto Co School District

$147,011
raised using DonorsChoose
374
projects funded
78
teachers funded
1,426
donors
14
projects for basic supplies
25
projects for technology
56
projects for books
5
projects for art supplies

Desoto Co School District has received support from 491 individuals from Florida and 935 individuals out-of-state.

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