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.
Desoto County 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 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 11% 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 (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Hernando High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 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 (1990-2014)
White
80%
45%
Hernando High School White Students (1990-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
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 (1994-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Desoto County School District's student population of 33,054 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,957 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,157 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 19% 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 64%
Desoto County   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $255 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $7,957 $9,638
Desoto County   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,157 $9,666
Desoto County   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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
    Grades: 6-8 | 916 students
    0.2 miles
    700 Dilworth Ln
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-4154
    0.26-8916
  • HernandoHernando Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 651 students
    0.4 miles
    455 Riley St
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-4160
    0.4PK-1651
  • HernandoHernando Hills Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 610 students
    0.5 miles
    570 Mcingvale Rd
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-9117
    0.52-3610
  • HernandoDesoto County Alternative CenterAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12
    1.1 miles
    2690 Magnolia St
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-5597
    1.1KG-12n/a
  • HernandoOak Grove Central Middle School
    Grades: 4-5 | 608 students
    1.9 miles
    893 Oak Grove Rd
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662)429-4180
    1.94-5608

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