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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Desoto County, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Desoto County, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 475   (4.02%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 705   (5.96%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 968   (8.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 817   (6.91%)
  • 9th Grade: 569   (4.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 715   (6.05%)
  • 11th Grade: 506   (4.28%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 354   (2.99%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 3,730   (31.56%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 675   (5.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,080   (9.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 348   (2.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 538   (4.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 215   (1.82%)
  • Professional School Degree: 100   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 25   (0.21%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 181   (1.93%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 165   (1.75%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 301   (3.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 509   (5.41%)
  • 9th Grade: 424   (4.51%)
  • 10th Grade: 292   (3.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 425   (4.52%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 330   (3.51%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 3,767   (40.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 865   (9.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 850   (9.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 392   (4.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 562   (5.98%)
  • Master's Degree: 252   (2.68%)
  • Professional School Degree: 78   (0.83%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.1%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Desoto County, Florida)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 359

5 to 9 years : 1,871

10 to 14 years : 1,953

15 to 17 years : 1,036

18 and 19 years : 385

20 to 24 years : 356

25 to 34 years : 290

35 years and over : 195

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 69

5 to 9 years : 91

10 to 14 years : 125

15 to 17 years : 48

18 and 19 years : 3

20 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 63

35 years and over : 81

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 515

5 to 9 years : 132

10 to 14 years : 31

15 to 17 years : 127

18 and 19 years : 789

20 to 24 years : 1,869

25 to 34 years : 4,024

35 years and over : 18,987


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Desoto County, Florida

  • Desoto County School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P. O. Drawer 2000, Arcadia, FL 34265, Phone: (863) 494-4222, Students: 5,019 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Desoto County, Florida

  • Desoto Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 420 E Gibson Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-4133, Students: 1,020 )

  • Memorial Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 851 E Hickory Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-2736, Students: 933 )

  • West Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 304 W Imogene Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-3155, Students: 720 )

  • Nocatee Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P. O. Box 188, Nocatee, FL 34268, Phone: (863) 494-4511, Students: 643 )

  • Joshua Creek Center


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 310 W Whidden Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 993-1333, Students: 128 )

  • Early Education Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 530 Lasolana Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-9303, Students: 122 )

  • Desoto Alternative Center


    ( Grades: 1-12, Location: 5891 Se Highway 31, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-0151, Students: 39 )

  • Desoto Outward Bound Center


    ( Grades: 6-11, Location: 530 Lasalona Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-4222, Students: 35 )

  • Reduced Services


    ( Grades: 4-4, Location: 530 Lasolona Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-4222, Students: 1 )

  • Desoto County Superintendent's Office


    ( Location: P. O. Drawer 2000, Arcadia, FL 34265, Phone: (863) 494-4222, )

  • Kingsley Center


    ( Location: 530 Lasolona Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-4222, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Desoto County, Florida

  • Desoto County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1710 E Gibson Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-3434, Students: 1,260 )

  • Carlstrom Center


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 530 Lasolona Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-4222, Students: 117 )

  • Hospital And Homebound


    ( Grades: 12-12, Location: 530 Lasalona Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-4222, Students: 1 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Desoto County, Florida

  • Laurel Oaks Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 12100 Sw Academy Drive, Arcadia, FL 34269, Phone: (941) 764-0456, Students: 57 )

  • First Assembly Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 201 N 11th Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-9442, Students: 35 )

  • Arcadia Girls Academy


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1812 Se Cross Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 993-2141, Students: 16 )

  • Peace River Valley Church Academy


    ( Grades: 3-12, Location: 309 N Monroe Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 993-4157, Students: 9 )

  • Heritage Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: 8-9, Location: 27 North Polk Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266, Phone: (863) 494-6890, Students: 6 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Desoto County, Florida

  • Desoto County Library


    125 N. Hillsborough Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Desoto County, Florida


  • Creation Adventures Museum Inc


    1220 W Imogene St, Arcadia, FL 34266

  • Desoto County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 1824, Arcadia, FL 34266

  • Friends Of The Mansfield Female College Museum Inc


    101 Monroe Street, Mansfield, LA 71052

  • Historic Grand Cane Association


    Po Box 295, Grand Cane, LA 71032

(updated 2014)



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