Event calendar & DeSoto News

December 5 - Basketball vs N. Sunflower @ Home   4:00

December 6 - Basketball @ Lee, AR   4:00

December 8 - District Spelling Bee @ NSA

December 9 - Basketball @ Tunica   4:00

December 13 - Middle School Christmas Lunches

                         Basketball @ Marvell  3:00

December 14 - Exams - Dismiss @ 11:30

                         Faculty Christmas Lunch

December 15 - Exams - Dismiss @ 11:30          

December 16 - Exams 

                        Elementary Parties

                        Dismiss @ 11:30

December 19 - January 2 - Christmas Holidays

January 3 - Return to school

Lunch Menu

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Grilled Chicken, Corn & Fruit

Thursday, Dec. 8

Pancakes, Sausage & Fruit

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Chicken Nuggets, Chips & Fruit

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IMPORTANT DATES

DESOTO SCHOOL CALENDAR 2022-2023


August 8 ……….……………………………….......................................................Teachers’ Workshop

August 9-10................................................................ First and Second Days of School (1/2 Days)


September 5................................................................................................... Labor Day; No School

September 23............................................................................................................... Homecoming


October 5-7.................................................................................................... 1st Nine Weeks Exams

October 10-11.................................................................................................................... Fall Break

October 12................................................................................................................. PSAT (Juniors)

October 18.......................................................................................................... Fall Weekday ACT


November 21-25.......................................................................................... Thanksgiving Holidays


December 14-16............................................................. Semester Exams (Dismiss 11:30 each day)

December 19........................................................................................... Christmas Holidays Begin


January 3................................................................................................................... Resume School


March 4............................................................................................................... Patrons Night Out

March 6,8,9.................................................................................................... 3rd Nine Weeks Exams

March 7.......................................................................................................... Spring Weekday ACT

March 9...................................................................... MAIS District Meeting—Half Day of School

March 10-19.................................................................................................................. Spring Break

March 20-27................................................................................... Stanford Testing (K5-9th grades)


April 7........................................................................................................ Good Friday, No School


May 1..................................................................................................................... Seniors’ Last Day

May 2,3................................................................................................ Seniors’ 2nd Semester Exams

May 7...................................................................................................................... Commencement

May 11..................................................................................................... Kindergarten Graduation

May 15......................................................................................................... Annual Board Meeting

May 16-18....................................................................... Semester Exams (Dismiss 11:30 each day)

May 18....................................................................................... Elementary Awards and May Day

May 19.................................................................................................................. 6-12 Awards Day

May 19...................................................................................... Parent Conferences (11a.m.-1 p.m.)

 
 

About

DeSoto School takes pride in providing the community with excellent private education in a wholesome and traditional learning environment. The continued success of DeSoto's graduates indicates the quality education they are receiving. 
The purpose of DeSoto School is simply and directly stated as quality education. As DeSoto strives to achieve this objective, emphasis is given to helping students acquire a desire for knowledge and respect for learning, an understanding of our cultural heritage and respect for our country, a strong moral character, and a well-developed sense of personal responsibility.
DeSoto School, Inc., is a nonprofit organization and gifts are tax deductible.

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Admissions & Enrollment

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Interested parents are to come to the school office and complete an application for admission to be presented to the Board of Directors by the Headmaster. Upon approval the parent will be required to sign an educational contract for tuition and building fund before the student is admitted.
Grades 9 - 12 are required to take a drug test before admittance. Income based scholarship applications are available on request.

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Annual Tuition​

3 & 4 year old kindergarten         $4,190

Grades K5 - 5                              $4,590

Grades 6 - 12                              $4,840

Building Fund                              $  500

Building Fund is payable over a 5 year period. $100 Payment may be paid in 10 monthly payments. If paid up front your will receive a $100 discount.

New Student one time discount $500.00

Registration Fee                           $200

Book Fee                                      $150

Technology Fee                            $  35

 

Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world

Nelson Mandela

 

Contact Us

497 Thunderbird Dr.
PO Box 2807
West Helena, AR 72390

870-572-6717

870-572-9531

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