Desoto County School District

College & Career Readiness

Percentage of high school students who met the ACT benchmarks for English (18) or reading (22) and for math (22).

College & Career Readiness Overview

State
District

Mississippi

34.3%

Desoto County School District

46.0%

College & Career Readiness by Subgroup

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State
District

Female

36.1%
46.4%

Male

32.5%
45.6%

Black or African American

18.1%
27.6%

White

50.2%
60.3%

Asian

70.0%
73.6%

Hispanic or Latino

31.2%
38.4%

Two or More Races

41.6%
42.5%

Economically Disadvantaged

23.9%
32.2%

Non Economically Disadvantaged

55.1%
57.3%

Homeless

20.9%
33.3%

Students with Disabilities

9.8%
15.0%

Students without Disabilities

36.3%
48.6%

English Learners

3.1%
3.6%

Non English Learners

34.6%
46.3%

Military Connected

55.2%
55.6%

College & Career Readiness Data

All

  • District 46.0%
  • State 34.3%

Female

  • District 46.4%
  • State 36.1%

Male

  • District 45.6%
  • State 32.5%

Black or African American

  • District 27.6%
  • State 18.1%

White

  • District 60.3%
  • State 50.2%

Asian

  • District 73.6%
  • State 70.0%

Hispanic or Latino

  • District 38.4%
  • State 31.2%

Two or More Races

  • District 42.5%
  • State 41.6%

Economically Disadvantaged

  • District 32.2%
  • State 23.9%

Non Economically Disadvantaged

  • District 57.3%
  • State 55.1%

Homeless

  • District 33.3%
  • State 20.9%

Students with Disabilities

  • District 15.0%
  • State 9.8%

Students without Disabilities

  • District 48.6%
  • State 36.3%

English Learners

  • District 3.6%
  • State 3.1%

Non English Learners

  • District 46.3%
  • State 34.6%

Military Connected

  • District 55.6%
  • State 55.2%

Mississippi Department of Education

PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3513

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Last updated 3/31/2022