About Our School

Mission Statement

DeSoto County Schools is dedicated to ensuring world-class academic excellence within a safe learning environment, while providing a variety of exceptional extra-curricular programs that foster the physical, social, emotional growths of all students.

Arrival and Dismissal Times:


Please do not drop students off before 7:55 a.m.  No staff is on duty until this time.

7:55 a.m.  Students are allowed to enter the building

8:20 a.m.  Announcements come on

8:30 a.m.  Students are considered tardy

3:10 p.m.  Dismissal begins 


About SIS

As a part of Desoto County School District, SIS incorporates this mission into the daily lives of our students. Southaven Intermediate School furthers our county’s mission statement by utilizing a vision statement as an integral part of the educational process. We accomplish this by having:

Strong teachers,

Involved parents, and

Successful students.