Desoto Central Elementary School

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2411 Central Pkwy

Southaven, MS 38672

(662) 349-6234

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Grades: 3 - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

32 Parent Reviews for Desoto Central Elementary School

The principal and assistant principal are new this year. We love the school and the teachers. We have a gifted student and a special needs student and both have had excellent teachers. The teachers and school staff work with the parents. The PTO is very active in the school and do several events ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/15

This our first year in this state and this school district. So far we are very pleased with the school and the staff. Yes, the principal is a bit intimidating and needs to loosen up a bit. I have not met her face to face, for there has been no need to. I have had other parent's tell me that she is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/24/13

I have a child with autism and Desoto Central has been a true blessing. They work with our entire family to ensure he gets what he needs. I am positive my child would never have received the speicialize attention and help at any other school. He is in the third grade, Ms Page's class and thriving. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/11

Awful experience at Desoto Central. The principal is a monster to children and parents. Beware of putting your child in this school!

Posted by a parent on 07/03/09

My daughter is in third grade in Mrs. Powell's class. She loves her teacher and her teacher loves her too. Yes they have homework but it is not too much and none on Wed. or weekends. Mrs. Powell is wonderful and the principal Mrs. W. is all about these children being a valuable part of our community ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/08

I had a child there 2 years . We needed resource classes and I would never send my child there again,the principal was a nightmare to deal with and most teachers no help either. Not for resource kids!!!!!

Posted by a parent on 09/16/08

When I attended this school it was wonderful! I can't wait to visit it again!

Posted by a student on 07/10/08

My son started kindergarten there this year and we have ADHD....the staff and especially assistant principal Ms. Williams went over board to help us find the perfect solutions! This is NOT a requirement. They care about the students. I am so thankful and feel extremely blessed for this to be a public ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/08

We relocated from Fort Campbell Kentucky, and this is our first year here in Mississippi. This is the first school that we've been involved with that isn't an 'open door policy'. Which leaves the parents clueless to what the child is learning.

Posted by a parent on 04/02/08

After relocating back from Italy, we were very nervous about choosing a good school for my sons. We are very pleased with D.C.E and the teachers. My son is happy and I feel that the teachers are doing a good job in preparing my son for middle school next year. Thank you for the good job Ms. Sweeting, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/08

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Test scores for Desoto Central Elementary School

MCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Desoto Central Elementary School
Desoto Co School Dist
* In 2009-2010 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Southaven schools — Desoto Central Elementary School is located at 2411 Central Pkwy, Southaven MS 38672. 2411 Central Pkwy is in the 38672 ZIP code in Southaven, MS The school district for Desoto Central Elementary School is the Desoto Co School Dist. Desoto Central Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels 3 - 5.
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