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DeSoto ISD earns TEA Recognized District rating

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DESOTO, TX- DeSoto ISD has earned the Texas Education Agency rating as a RECOGNIZED District. The district has three Exemplary schools, six Recognized campuses and three Academically Acceptable schools - two of which missed Recognized by one point in one subsection. 


DeSoto ISD – TEA Ratings


3 Exemplary Schools        Ruby Young Elementary (2nd year)

Northside Elementary (Recognized in 2009)

Woodridge Elementary (Acceptable in 2009)


6 Recognized Schools     Freshman Campus (2nd year)

                                                West Middle School (Acceptable in 2009)

                                                McCowan Middle School (Acceptable in 2009)

                                                Amber Terrace Elementary (Acceptable in 2009)

                                                The Meadows Elementary (Acceptable in 2009)

                                                Frank Moates Elementary (2nd year)


DeSoto High School and East Middle School missed Recognized by one point in one subsection! Cockrell Hill Elementary, DHS and EMS are rated Academically Acceptable.


 “We are ecstatic about our amazing gains and school ratings. To reach Recognized as a district is a milestone toward our academic excellence across every subject and student subgroup,” said Superintendent Lloyd Treadwell.


District gains included tremendous leaps at DeSoto High School. While the district had gains in all grades and subjects from seventh grade through twelfth grade, DHS had gains in grades 10 and 11 math scores of 20 percentage points in each. DHS science scores also increased 14 percentage points in grade 10 and 17 percentage points in grade 11.


All district reading scores by grade are over 80 percent passing and all district writing scores are over 90 percent passing. District-wide math scores have climbed to over 77 percent passing and district-wide science is at 74 percent.


“We are additionally pleased with our 90 percent passing rate or improvement in 26 of 27 areas while we continue striving to meet increasing standards each year,” said Dr. Donna Crenshaw, chief academic officer. “We will continue to provide activities and interventions to ensure that every student and campus excels academically.”


See the complete DeSoto ISD ratings:



See the complete TEA state ratings: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/account/2010/index.html

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