Average Teacher Salary in Desoto Independent School District

The average teacher salary in Desoto Independent School District is $47,898.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,990 $16,930 $18,730 $21,860 $28,940 $50,410
Kindergarten $49,210 $39,170 $44,620 $49,320 $53,800 $60,070
Elementary $53,590 $41,800 $47,330 $52,400 $59,980 $69,820
Middle school $53,540 $42,200 $47,320 $52,300 $59,640 $69,060
High school $56,160 $43,530 $48,270 $53,890 $64,080 $73,730

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,103
  • Full time teachers: 607
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 80
  • Instructional Coordinators: 13
  • Elementary Teachers: 226
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 30
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 255
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,036

Financial Statistics for Desoto Independent School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $44,439,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $28,337,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,876,000
  • Total revenue: $77,652,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $35,354,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $39,799,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,283,000
  • Expenditures per student: $657,000
  • Total expenditures: $103,871,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Desoto Independent School District

Elementary Schools within the Desoto Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amber Terrace Elementary
224 Amber Ln
Desoto, TX 75115
972-223-8757
  • Total: 546
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 109
15 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cockrell Hill El
425 South Cockrell Hill
Desoto, TX 75115
972-230-1692
  • Total: 590
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 86
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Frank D Moates El
1500 Heritage Dr
Glenn Heights, TX 75154
972-230-2881
  • Total: 632
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 106
15 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Northside El
801 Brown St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
972-923-4610
  • Total: 571
  • 2nd grade: 328
  • 3rd grade: 308
17 to 1 33 1st Grade 5th Grade
Ruby Young El
707 North Young Blvd
Desoto, TX 75115
972-223-6505
  • Total: 579
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 114
17 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
The Meadows Elementary
1016 The Meadows Pkwy
Desoto, TX 75115
972-224-0960
  • Total: 470
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 66
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Woodridge El
1001 Woodridge
Desoto, TX 75115
972-223-3800
  • Total: 599
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 89
16 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Desoto Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Curtistene School Mccowan Middle
1500 Majestic Meadows Dr
Glenn Heights, TX 75154
972-274-8090
  • Total: 904
  • 6th grade: 269
  • 7th grade: 304
  • 8th grade: 331
15 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade
Desoto East Middle School
601 West Belt Line Rd
Desoto, TX 75115
972-223-0690
  • Total: 570
  • 6th grade: 196
  • 7th grade: 185
  • 8th grade: 189
12 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Desoto West Middle School
800 North Westmoreland
Desoto, TX 75115
972-230-1820
  • Total: 733
  • 6th grade: 226
  • 7th grade: 248
  • 8th grade: 259
15 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Desoto Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
D High School Freshman Campus
620 South Westmoreland
Desoto, TX 75115
972-274-1818
  • Total: 842
  • 9th grade: 842
16 to 1 54 9th Grade 9th Grade
Desoto High School
600 Eagle Dr
Desoto, TX 75115
972-230-0726
  • Total: 1,989
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 788
  • 11th grade: 672
  • 12th grade: 516
14 to 1 140 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Desoto Independent School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
P A School School Learning Center
1673 Terre Colony Ct
Dallas, TX 75212
972-223-6666
  • Total: 11
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,671
  • Median family income: $63,115
  • Median male income: $34,401
  • Median female income: $26,983
  • Median income of a renter: $33,172
  • Median income of a home owner: $65,247
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,165 1,775 2,350 3,810 2,210

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