#RaisingTheBar at DeSoto County Schools

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Every Student

Every Employee

Every School


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.

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.
Central Services Location:
Physical Address:  5 East South Street, Hernando, MS 38632

Directions to DCS Central Services Office: