Frank W. Springstead High School

Frank W. Springstead High School serves 1,843 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Frank W. Springstead High School operates within the Hernando School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1843 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,843 students
Frank W. Springstead High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Frank W. Springstead High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Frank W. Springstead High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Frank W. Springstead High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Frank W. Springstead High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
16%
28%
Frank W. Springstead High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
23%
Frank W. Springstead High School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
43%
Frank W. Springstead High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.46 0.69
Frank W. Springstead High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
37%
49%
Frank W. Springstead High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Frank W. Springstead High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,635 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Hernando School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
20
Number of Students Managed 22,635 9,762
Hernando School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 69% 70%
Hernando School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $138 MM
Hernando School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $241 MM $159 MM
Hernando School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,445 $13,793
Hernando School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,590 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nature Coast Technical High School (5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gulf Coast Academy Of Science And Technology (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Hill Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended May 21, 2012 - This school was amazing! I attended this school for 4 years and the help and love I got from the staff was nothing but wonderful. I was In sports and I could not have asked for a better support system. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended September 01, 2010 - My Daughter graduated in 2010 and it was a great experience for her. The Music program is a great program if you feel your child is not fitting in. Try putting them in Music it does wonders for their self esteem and gives them a place to belong. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended August 09, 2010 - We've had a difficult year with administration. Teachers belittling the students and student bullying that has my child afraid to even step on campus. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Brooksville, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.46, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Brooksville is Ewes-eckerd Youth Challenge. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.