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Located 15 miles south of downtown Dallas, serving the communities of DeSoto, Glenn Heights, and Ovilla, DeSoto ISD enjoys community support of academics, arts, and athletics. With taxpayer support for upgraded facilities, technology, and instruction, every school provides viable and relevant high-quality learning experiences supported by pyramids of intervention, enrichment, and advancement.

DeSoto is known for its tight-knit, socially- and civically-engaged and active community, beautiful parks, and robust arts-focused programs which bring visual and performing arts alive for city residents.

DeSoto is home to just over 55,000 people, the average home is valued at $225,000 and the average annual household income is roughly $80,000.

Serving students from early childhood through graduation, DeSoto ISD’s mission is to ensure students, without exception, learn and grow at their highest level. The District’s 2021 Be The Future Strategic Plan focuses on equity, access, and excellence in an effort to provide a holistic and well-rounded educational experience.

6,400 Student           1,000 Employees           10 Campuses           23 Squares Miles