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DeSoto County School

Listing Last Update: December 14, 2021


310 West Whidden Street
Arcadia, FL 34266

Primary Contact

Kathy Severson

(863) 993-1333

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To find a family literacy program
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program

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Program Overview

The Division of Career and Adult Education is the post-secondary department of the School District of DeSoto County. This division serves the adult residents of DeSoto County by offering instructional programs of Adult General Education (ESOL/ AGE/GED), Career and Technical programs and a comprehensive Family Literacy program.

Mission Statement

The mission of the School District of DeSoto is to prepare all students to be successful citizens and productive workers.

The goal for the DeSoto County Adult Education Center is simple: create an educational environment, staffed with highly qualified instructional staff, which is conducive for adult learners to increase their academic skills in reading, mathematics and language as evidenced by attainment of the GED credential and/or the increase in measurable educational gains and ultimately, employment.

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