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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.



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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


Design on a Dime - Silent Auction

The Design on a Dime WIN class will showcase their creations during Student/Parent/Teacher on Monday, December 18, 2017.  Stop by the gym to view the amazing work of our students and participate in the Design on a Dime Silent Auction.  


Celebration Time: We met our proficiency goals!

Celebration Time: We met our fluency goals!

Car Drop Off Times


Car Drop off times

7:20 AM - 7:45 AM


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Dates to Remember

December 18, 2017


3:00pm - 6:30pm


December 19, 2017


8:00am - 12:00pm

No School For Students


December 19 - January 4, 2018

Christmas Holidays


January 5, 2018

Students Return to School

Math Fluency

School Goal



Are you meeting your goal?

Percent of Students scoring 100% on Fluency.


2025 = 92 %

2026 = 72 %

2027 = 66 %

2028 = 62 %

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 = 68%

2026 = 54 %

2027 = 55 %

2028 = 53 %


Million Word Club

Million Word Club

Tucker Bates

Caitlin McDowell

Ethan L. Smith

Mia Wood


NDUE Griffins


Love Learning

Excel In All We Do                      

Achieve Goals Together

Do What is Right