DeSoto County Schools is an A-ranked school district, according to the Mississippi Department of Education. Only nine districts in Mississippi have achieved this honor for the last four consecutive years.
Teachers from Northwest Mississippi attended an Algebra Nation workshop at DeSoto County Schools Central Services to learn how to use the program to assist students where they need it, when they need it.
Two years ago, a 3rd grade student saw another student at DeSoto Central Elementary School being bullied on the playground. With the approval of his school principals, that student Andrew “Gus” Lafever launched an anti-bullying club at DeSoto Central Elementary School. In one week, he signed up more than 100 members.