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The mission of North DeSoto Upper Elementary is to provide opportunities for students to achieve their personal best, become responsible and productive members of society, and embrace lifelong learning in a positive environment.

North DeSoto Upper Elementary is an "A" School!



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North DeSoto Upper Elementary Staff

DeSoto Parish Principal of the Year - Mr. Burback

DeSoto Parish Teacher of the Year - Mrs. T.

It is a great year to be a GRIFFIN!  What a privilege it is to teach at this school where student leadership is valued and excellence is the expectation.  In a student centered, fun-filled atmosphere, students work to achieve their personal best!  GRIFFINS LEAD the way! 

NDUE Student of the Year

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Go Big, Go Bold


Design on a Dime - Silent Auction - March 16, 2018

DeSoto Dreamers


Car Drop Off Times


Car Drop off times

7:20 AM - 7:45 AM


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Dates to Remember

March 16, 2018


8:00 - 3:00


March 17, 2018

Griffin 5 K


March 30 - April 6, 2018

Easter Holiday

Million Word Club

2 Million Word Club

Caitlin McDowell

Ethan Luke Smith

Mia Wood


Million Word Club

Tucker Bates

Makayla Butler

Pharrell Chegero

CJ Fuller

Jenna McCann

Ethan L. Smith

Audrey Springer

Accelerated Reader

School Goal

42,000 points


Total AR Points



Are you meeting your goal?

Percent of Students scoring 85% and above on AR tests.


2025 = 65%

2026 = 76 %

2027 = 57 %

2028 = 51 %


Math Fluency

School Goal



Are you meeting your goal?

Percent of Students scoring 100% on Fluency.


2025 = 92 %

2026 = 72 %

2027 = 66 %

2028 = 62 %


NDUE Griffins


Love Learning

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Achieve Goals Together

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