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GRS-DeSoto Elementary campus is part of Golden Rule Charter Schools, Inc. The campus is located in the City of DeSoto, TX. The DeSoto Elementary campus serves students in grades PreK through 5th grade, and we have a population of 252 students. 

“Our motto is “Educating tomorrow’s leaders today.” 

We believe that we are service providers to our learners, families and fellow campuses. Enrollment continues to increase each year; parents bring their child(ren) to GRS DeSoto Elementary due to varying needs.

  • Expectations/values and beliefs are clearly outlined during the application process to ensure transparency and understanding of a campus culture and workplace filled with trust, integrity and passion.
  • Classroom environments are structured to promote a setting that is conducive for learners to complete their coursework and interact with others.
  • The GRS-DeSoto Elementary House System  was inspired by The Ron Clark Academy House System. This system is a dynamic, exciting, and proven way to create a positive climate and culture for students and staff. Using some of our own and RCA’s methods has helped our campus confidently implement processes that build character, relationships, and school spirit

GRS-DeSoto Elementary holds enrichment events for learners and parents to experience the expectations of learning objectives and programs based on academic needs such as:

  • One Great Day of Reading
  • Cool Science
  • Math-O-Ween
  • Raising Readers
  • STAAR Parent Meetings

GRS-DeSoto Elementary establishes an extremely structured environment for the safety of all on campus.