Public Schools in DeSoto County, Mississippi

There are 42 Public Schools in DeSoto County, Mississippi, serving a population of 173,267 people in an area of 477 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 4,125 people, and 1 Public School per 11 square miles.

In Mississippi, DeSoto County is ranked 77th of 82 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 3rd of 82 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of DeSoto County Public Schools

Find DeSoto County, Mississippi public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Center Hill Elementary School 13662 Center Hill Road Olive Branch, MS

Center Hill High School 13250 Kirk Road Olive Branch, MS

Center Hill Middle 8756 Forest Hill Irene Road Olive Branch, MS

Chickasaw Elementary School 6391 Chickasaw Drive Olive Branch, MS

DeSoto County Career Technology Center 847 Rasco Road West Southaven, MS

Desoto Central Elementary School 2411 Central Parkway Southaven, MS

Desoto Central High School 2911 Central Parkway Southaven, MS

Desoto Central Middle School 2611 Central Parkway Southaven, MS

Desoto Central Primary 3210 Getwell Road Southaven, MS

Desoto County Alternative Center 2690 Magnolia Street Hernando, MS

Desoto County Career Center East 8890 Deerfield Drive Olive Branch, MS

Desoto County Voc Complex 847 Rasco Road Southaven, MS

Greenbrook Elementary School 730 Rasco Road Southaven, MS

Hernando Elem 455 Riley Street Hernando, MS

Hernando High School 805 Dilworth Lane Hernando, MS

Hernando Hills Elementary 570 McIngvale Road Hernando, MS

Hernando Middle School 700 Dilworth Lane Hernando, MS

Hope Sullivan Elementary School 7985 Southaven Circle West Southaven, MS

Horn Lake Elem 6341 Ridgewood Road Horn Lake, MS

Horn Lake High 3360 Church Road Horn Lake, MS

Horn Lake Intermediate School 6585 Horn Lake Road Horn Lake, MS

Horn Lake Middle School 6125 Hurt Road Horn Lake, MS

Lake Cormorant Elementary 3285 Wilson Mill Road West Lake Cormorant, MS

Lake Cormorant High 10201 Star Landing Road Lake Cormorant, MS

Lake Cormorant Middle 3203 Wilson Mill Road Lake Cormorant, MS

Lewisburg Elementary School 1717 Craft Road Olive Branch, MS

Lewisburg High School 1755 Craft Road Olive Branch, MS

Lewisburg Middle 1711 Craft Road Olive Branch, MS

Lewisburg Primary 1707 Craft Road Olive Branch, MS

Oak Grove Central Elementary 893 West Oak Grove Road Hernando, MS

Olive Branch Elem 9549 Pigeon Roost Road Olive Branch, MS

Olive Branch High School 9366 East Sandidge Road Olive Branch, MS

Olive Branch Intermediate School 8631 Pigeon Roost Road Olive Branch, MS

Olive Branch Middle 6530 Blocker Street Olive Branch, MS

Overpark Elementary 8530 Forest Hill Irene Road Olive Branch, MS

Pleasant Hill Elementary 7686 Pleasant Hill Road Olive Branch, MS

Shadow Oaks Elementary School 3780 Shadow Oaks Parkway Horn Lake, MS

Southaven Elementary 8274 Claiborne Drive Southaven, MS

Southaven High School 735 Rasco Road Southaven, MS

Southaven Intermediate School 175 Rasco Road West Southaven, MS

Southaven Middle School 899 Rasco Road Southaven, MS

Walls Elementary School 6131 Delta View Road Walls, MS

About DeSoto County Public Schools

DeSoto County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in DeSoto County, MS. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Mississippi, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
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  • Admissions policies and enrollment
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  • Academics and school curriculum
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DeSoto County Public School Statistics

Find DeSoto County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

DeSoto County Public School Enrollment
 DeSoto CountyMississippi
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,663 (57.8%)33,132 (68.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment2,160 (85.1%)37,802 (85.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)9,040 (87.2%)147,515 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)10,299 (90.7%)143,791 (88.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)10,480 (91.3%)143,806 (88.4%)
DeSoto County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 DeSoto CountyMississippi
Less than 9th Grade Education3,629 (3.2%)105,815 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)8,199 (7.2%)210,530 (10.7%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)34,020 (29.7%)596,564 (30.3%)