Desoto Trail Elementary School

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5200 Tredington Park Dr

Tallahassee, FL 32309

(850) 488-4511

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 666

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

39 Parent Reviews for Desoto Trail Elementary School

I was so excited when I found out my children would be starting this school. I had heard nothing but fatastic things about this school from others who had attended. Let me start off by saying if you have a special needs child, does not matter the severity, do not send your child here. The principal sees ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/14

Couldn't agree more with the parent comments regarding Desoto Trial's emphasis is on FCAT and their "A" rating.....and the child who doesn't learn in a rigid environment is severely "left behind". We also had multiple meetings with school administration and are so happy we are not returning this next ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/05/14

I loved Desoto Trail. I loved the teachers they were very nice and thoughtful. The teachers really tried to help you if you were failing. My teacher helped me by offering to tutor me. The people are really nice!

Posted by a other on 05/24/14

Desoto Trail rocks! Top notch school that my child loves!!!!!!!!!!! You can't go wrong. We love it!

Posted by a parent on 05/29/13

This is a fantastic school Overall. Almost every single teacher I've come into contact with at this school has genuinely seemed caring and personally vested in the success of my son. We've had a few challenges with a very small number of teachers, but they are in the minority. What I find the most amazing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/30/13

Very disappointed in this school - my sons grades have slipped greatly since attending. The emphasis is on FCAT and their "A" rating and the child who doesn't learn in a rigid environment is severely "left behind" - 8 meetings later with the school administration and we are pulling our son out. This ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/17/12

We have great teachers, great parents, great volunteers and the best Students!

Posted by a parent on 10/22/09

DeSoto Trail Elementary School is commited to invest time and efforts in their students as well as in the community. I love the fact that they are constantly promoting activities and events in which the family is involved. Moreover, the teachers and the entire personnel work diligently to make sure ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/19/09

Having examined many of the Leon County schools as part of my job in social services prior to having children, I can honestly say that DeSoto Trail is one of the better elementary schools in Leon County, and it is one of the best schools in Leon County for ESE children, particularly autistic children. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/09

great family oriented school, high academic standards

Posted by a parent on 10/02/09

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Test scores for Desoto Trail Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Desoto Trail Elementary School
Leon County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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Tallahassee schools — Desoto Trail Elementary School is located at 5200 Tredington Park Dr, Tallahassee FL 32309. 5200 Tredington Park Dr is in the 32309 ZIP code in Tallahassee, FL The school district for Desoto Trail Elementary School is the Leon County Public Schools. Desoto Trail Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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