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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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State Assessment Scores


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Go Big, Go Bold


DeSoto Dreamers

Mardi Gras


Elementary Wrestling Team

Elementary Wrestling Team

Car Drop Off Times


Car Drop off times

7:20 AM - 7:45 AM


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Dates to Remember

February 19 - 23, 2018

President's Day & Winter Break

No School for Students


February 26, 2018

Professional Development for Teachers

No School for Students


February 27, 2018

Students Return to School


March 9, 2018

Spring Pictures


March 16, 2018


8:00 - 3:00

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 = 61%

2026 = 67 %

2027 = 60 %

2028 = 47 %

Million Word Club

2 Million Word Club

Ethan Luke Smith


Million Word Club

Tucker Bates

Caitlin McDowell

Jenna McCann

Ethan L. Smith

Audrey Springer

Mia Wood


3/4 Million Word Club

CJ Fuller

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

Excel In All We Do                      

Achieve Goals Together

Do What is Right