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For the 2021 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 22,501 students in Hernando County, FL. Hernando County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Hernando County, FL are Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math, Gulf Coast Academy Of Science And Technology and Gulf Coast Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hernando County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Hernando County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Hernando County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13400 Elgin Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7024

    Grades: K-8 | 1,474 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Gulf Coast Academy Of Science And Technology Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10444 Tillery Rd
    Spring Hill, FL 34608
    (352) 688-5092

    Grades: 6-8 | 124 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Gulf Coast Middle School Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2139 Deborah Drive
    Spring Hill, FL 34608
    (352) 688-5092

    Grades: 6-8 | 110 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Chocachatti Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4135 California St
    Brooksville, FL 34604
    (352) 797-7067

    Grades: PK-5 | 728 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Hernando Eschool Virtual Franchise Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1070 Varsity Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7013

    Grades: 6-12 | 53 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Westside Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5400 Applegate Dr
    Spring Hill, FL 34606
    (352) 797-7080

    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Spring Hill Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6001 Mariner Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7030

    Grades: PK-5 | 834 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Eastside Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    27151 Roper Rd
    Brooksville, FL 34602
    (352) 797-7045

    Grades: PK-5 | 615 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Nature Coast Technical High School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4057 California St
    Brooksville, FL 34604
    (352) 797-7088

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,326 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Brooksville Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    885 N Broad St
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7014

    Grades: PK-5 | 649 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Pine Grove Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    14411 Ken Austin Pkwy
    Brooksville, FL 34613
    (352) 797-7090

    Grades: PK-5 | 879 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Powell Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4100 Barclay Ave
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7095

    Grades: 6-8 | 987 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Winding Waters K-8 Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    12240 Vespa Way
    Brooksville, FL 34614
    (352) 797-7092

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,309 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (b.e.s.t.) A Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    835 School St
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 544-2373

    Grades: 6-8 | 128 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    John D. Floyd Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3139 Dumont Ave
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7055

    Grades: PK-5 | 965 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Frank W. Springstead High School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3300 Mariner Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7010

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,710 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    D. S. Parrott Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19220 Youth Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7075

    Grades: 6-8 | 639 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Explorer K-8 Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10252 Northcliffe Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34608
    (352) 797-7094

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,660 student
  • Rank: #1919.
    Suncoast Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11135 Quality Dr
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7085

    Grades: PK-5 | 910 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Deltona Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2055 Deltona Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34606
    (352) 797-7040

    Grades: PK-5 | 830 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Fox Chapel Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9412 Fox Chapel Ln
    Spring Hill, FL 34606
    (352) 797-7025

    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    West Hernando Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14325 Ken Austin Pkwy
    Brooksville, FL 34613
    (352) 797-7035

    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Weeki Wachee High School Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12150 Vespa Way
    Brooksville, FL 34614
    (352) 797-7029

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,337 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Hernando High School Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 Bell Ave
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7015

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,207 student
  • Rank: #2525.
    Central High School Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14075 Ken Austin Pkwy
    Brooksville, FL 34613
    (352) 797-7020

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,303 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Moton Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7175 Emerson Rd
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7065

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Endeavor Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14063 Ken Austin Pkwy
    Brooksville, FL 34613
    (352) 797-7013

    Grades: 6-12 | 127 students
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.
    Ewes-eckerd Youth Challenge Alternative School
    201 Culbreath Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33765
    (727) 461-2990

    Grades: 6-12 | 56 students
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.3300 Mariner Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7027

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.801 N Broad St
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7018

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.
    Hernando County Jail Alternative School
    16425 Spring Hill Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34603
    (352) 797-3408

    Grades: 8-12 | 5 students
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.700 Bell Ave
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7019

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.1070 Varsity Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7072

    Grades: K-12 | 7 students
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.1036 Varsity Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7013

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #28-3828.- 38.919 N Broad St
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7000

    Grades: 1-12 | n/a student
  • Show 3 more public schools in Hernando County, FL (out of 38 total schools)
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