35000 W 91st Street
De Soto, KS 66018-8419 Olathe Rate and review

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De Soto High School is a public high school in De Soto, Kansas, United States operated by De Soto School District (USD 232), and serves students of grades 9 to 12. The school is located off of K-10 and Lexington Avenue on 91st street. Around 850 students, grades 9–12 attend DHS.HistoryThe school first opened in 1919 or 1920 as a small white wooden school in De Soto. Then the high school was moved to the present day City Hall and after the destruction of the original school the lower grades were moved to a building where district offices are today nearby the City Hall. The high school was then expanded to include the present day community center which has one of the oldest sunken gyms still in use in the Midwest. After the school experienced overcrowding the present day middle school was built as the high school. The middle school was then moved to the City hall. After overcrowding yet again the High School was moved to its present location. The current administration is Dustin Mortenson is Principal and Ryan Johnson is Athletic Director. In 2011, an extension was made adding a new gym, and tornado shelter. In 2016, the school added an entire wing of classrooms and a new library. The school was also bumped up to the 5A classification for the 2016-17 school year.

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