Best Public Schools in Zip Code 71078


The 71078 zip code area is home to 4 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Among these, North DeSoto High School stands out as an exceptional institution, ranking 17th out of 321 high schools in DeSoto Parish and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. This top-performing school boasts significantly higher test scores than the district and state averages, with 91% proficiency in Algebra I, 93% in Geometry, and 91% in English II.

In contrast, the elementary schools in the area show more variation in performance. While North DeSoto Upper Elementary maintains a strong 4-star rating, the data for North DeSoto Lower Elementary is more limited, with only a 3-star rating in the 2006-2007 school year. This suggests potential differences in the quality of education between the two elementary schools.

Socioeconomic factors appear to play a role in the academic performance of these schools, as evidenced by the varying free/reduced lunch rates. North DeSoto High School and North DeSoto Upper Elementary serve more affluent student populations, with free/reduced lunch rates of 35.65% and 26.2%, respectively. In contrast, North DeSoto Middle School 6-8 and North DeSoto Lower Elementary have higher free/reduced lunch rates, ranging from 37.5% to 35.65%, which may contribute to their relatively lower academic performance.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Louisiana Dept of Education.

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