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Desoto Co School District

  • Schools
    44
  • Students
    34,000
  • Teachers
    2,025

Desoto Co School District is a public school district in Mississippi. They serve 34,000 students across 44 schools, and its teachers have had 1,812 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data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (662) 429-5271
  • 5 E South St
  • Hernando, MS-2216

Desoto Co School District Demographics

57%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
42%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

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 $286.4 million in the 2016-17 school year. 35.6% came from local sources, 56.1% from state sources, and 8.3% from federal sources.

Desoto Co School District had a per-pupil revenue of $8,423 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 35.6% came from local sources, 56.1% from state sources, and 8.3% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Desoto Co School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Feb 22, 2024

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Desoto Co School District

$807,691
raised using DonorsChoose
1,812
projects funded
486
teachers funded
4,837
donors
179
projects for basic supplies
282
projects for technology
292
projects for books
70
projects for art supplies

Desoto Co School District has received support from 2,132 individuals from Mississippi and 2,705 individuals out-of-state.

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