Purchasing » Overview


The School Board of DeSoto County is a proud member of the Bay Area Schools Purchasing Consortium (BASPC)


Mission:  Promote and maintain high ethical values and purchasing practices that are in accordance with the State Statutes and School Board Policies, which include:

  • Acquisition of products and services in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Expending public dollars in a way that instills public trust in the School Board’s Procurement System.
  • Promote products and services that best contribute to improving student achievement.


Purchasing's Welcome:

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the DeSoto County School Board Purchasing Department website! Our goal is to provide our customers with a user-friendly and easily accessible source of information, 24 hours per day. We are committed to continually improving and expanding our web site and bringing you more of the information you seek in the near future. If you have comments, or suggestions to help us make improvements, please send me an email.

District Purchasing Specialist
530 LaSolona Ave.
Arcadia, FL 34266

863-494-4222 office (Ext.1114)
863-494-9675 fax

Disclaimer Statement/Notice:

The information contained here is being provided as a service to our customers and to the community. Due to its dynamic nature, we cannot guarantee the information contained herein is current or complete at all times. Every effort has been made to assure its accuracy at the time it was posted.

For More Information:

Please refer to links found in the left-hand margin beneath Purchasing for more information, including contact information, related documents and links, etc.