Hernando High School

Hernando High School serves 1,167 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Hernando High School operates within the Desoto County School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 1167 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,167 students
Hernando High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hernando High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Hernando High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hernando High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Hernando High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Hernando High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
3%
Hernando High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
15%
49%
Hernando High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
80%
45%
Hernando High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hernando High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.34 0.31
Hernando High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
65%
Hernando High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Hernando High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,054 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,957 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,157 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Desoto County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
5
Number of Students Managed 33,054 2,273
Desoto County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 64%
Desoto County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $255 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,957 $9,638
Desoto County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,157 $9,666
Desoto County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Desoto County Alternative Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hernando Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hernando Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HernandoHernando Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 916 students700 Dilworth Ln
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-4154
    0.26-8916
  • HernandoHernando Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 651 students455 Riley St
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-4160
    0.4PK-1651
  • HernandoHernando Hills Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 2-3 | 610 students570 Mcingvale Rd
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-9117
    0.52-3610
  • HernandoDesoto County Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-122690 Magnolia St
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-5597
    1.1KG-12n/a
  • HernandoOak Grove Central Middle School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 608 students893 Oak Grove Rd
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-4180
    1.94-5608

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