Public Schools


De Soto Area School District


April 1 through June 30.

Free Rapid Antigen Testing is available for students, staff, student families, and community members at all De Soto District schools by request.

Testing is on Wednesday and Thursday, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Call your school for an appointment or the district’s school nurse, Opal Hostert at 608-648-0104 or by email:

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De Soto Schools Mission: 

Dedicated to Learning & Growth – Striving for Excellence

De Soto Area Schools offers exceptional educational programs designed to meet the needs, interests, and values of students and their families.

De Soto Area Schools – District Event Calendar

Prairie View  (map)  – Elementary School

Stoddard  (map)  – Elementary School

De Soto  (map)  – Middle & High School

De Soto – Virtual School

De Soto – Summer School

The De Soto Area School District is dedicated to providing a high quality, 21st century education to all students, one that develops the critical skills needed to succeed in school, college, work, and life.

All Students are offered flexibility in designing learning that is personalized to their academic goals and learning outcome expectations.

Parents and students may choose from traditional classroom experiences, blended education consisting of both online and on-site school classes, and home-based learning.