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Our Vision
The DeSoto County School District will be regionally and nationally recognized as a system of superior-performing schools that ignite a passion for learning, while inspiring student success through instructional excellence and exemplary leadership.
Our Mission

The DeSoto County School District is dedicated to ensuring world-class academic excellence within a safe learning environment, while providing a variety of exceptional extracurricular programs that foster the physical, social, and emotional growth of all students.

Teacher of the Year with students
Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Susan Powell, from Pleasant Hill Elementary
with her students.
Why Teach Here?
DCS is Mississippi's largest and fastest growing school district.
DCS is a leader in state test scores, student achievement, technology, performing arts, and physical education
DCS has excellent benefits including competitive salaries, health insurance, and retirement packages.
Our schools house stellar competitive athletic and academic programs with many earning state and national championships in their divisions.
Directions to DCS Central Services Office:
Physical Address:  5 East South Street, Hernando, MS 38632