Top 10 Best Hernando County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 22,621 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 Chocachatti Elementary 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 59%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Hernando County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hernando County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
13400 Elgin Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7024
Grades: K-8
| 1,307 students
Rank: #22.
Gulf Coast Academy Of Science And Technology
Charter School
Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10444 Tillery Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 688-5092
Grades: 6-8
| 232 students
Rank: #33.
Chocachatti Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4135 California St
Brooksville, FL 34604
(352) 797-7067
Grades: PK-5
| 707 students
Rank: #44.
Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (B.e.s.t.) A
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
835 School St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 544-2373
Grades: 6-9
| 90 students
Rank: #55.
Spring Hill Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
6001 Mariner Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7030
Grades: PK-5
| 800 students
Rank: #66.
Nature Coast Technical High School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4057 California St
Brooksville, FL 34604
(352) 797-7088
Grades: 9-12
| 1,282 students
Rank: #77.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5400 Applegate Dr
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 797-7080
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #88.
Powell Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
4100 Barclay Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7095
Grades: 6-8
| 936 students
Rank: #99.
Frank W. Springstead High School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
3300 Mariner Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7010
Grades: 9-12
| 1,701 students
Rank: #1010.
Winding Waters K-8
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12240 Vespa Way
Brooksville, FL 34614
(352) 797-7092
Grades: PK-8
| 1,250 students
Rank: #1111.
John D. Floyd Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
3139 Dumont Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7055
Grades: PK-5
| 868 students
Rank: #1212.
Brooksville Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
885 N Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7014
Grades: PK-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1313.
Deltona Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2055 Deltona Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 797-7040
Grades: PK-5
| 719 students
Rank: #1414.
Suncoast Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11135 Quality Dr
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7085
Grades: PK-5
| 762 students
Rank: #1515.
Pine Grove Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14411 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7090
Grades: PK-5
| 823 students
Rank: #1616.
D. S. Parrott Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
19220 Youth Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7075
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #1717.
Hernando Eschool Virtual Franchise
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Varsity Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7013
Grades: 6-12
| 991 students
Rank: #1818.
West Hernando Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
14325 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7035
Grades: 6-8
| 613 students
Rank: #1919.
Explorer K-8
Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
10252 Northcliffe Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 797-7094
Grades: PK-8
| 1,524 students
Rank: #2020.
Weeki Wachee High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
12150 Vespa Way
Brooksville, FL 34614
(352) 797-7029
Grades: 9-12
| 1,168 students
Rank: #2121.
Eastside Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
27151 Roper Rd
Brooksville, FL 34602
(352) 797-7045
Grades: PK-5
| 580 students
Rank: #2222.
Central High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
14075 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7020
Grades: 9-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #2323.
Moton Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7175 Emerson Rd
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7065
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #2424.
Fox Chapel Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9412 Fox Chapel Ln
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 797-7025
Grades: 6-8
| 710 students
Rank: #2525.
Hernando High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Bell Ave
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7015
Grades: 6-12
| 1,094 students
Rank: #2626.
Pace Center For Girls
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3139 Dumont Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 667-1918
Grades: 6-12
| 45 students
Rank: #2727.
Center For Success And Independence Brooksville Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Culbreath Rd
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 799-5621
Grades: 6-12
| 40 students
Rank: #2828.
Endeavor Academy
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14063 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7013
Grades: 4-12
| 98 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gulf Coast Elementary School
Charter School
10444 Tillery Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 688-5092
Grades: K-5
| 114 students
Rank: n/an/a
Hernando County Jail
Alternative School
16425 Spring Hill Dr
Brooksville, FL 34603
(352) 797-3408
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1070 Varsity Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7072
Grades: K-12
| 631 students
1036 Varsity Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7013
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Rank: n/an/a
919 N Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7000
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Hernando County, FL

Hernando County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
397 Culbreath Rd
Brooksville, FL 34602
(727) 461-2990
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
3300 Mariner Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7027
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2139 Deborah Drive
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 688-5092
Grades: 6-8
| 110 students
801 N Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7018
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1919 N Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
700 Bell Ave
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7019
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
840 St. Francis Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 754-2464
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
919 North Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7001
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
919 North Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7024
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
895 Kennedy Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7008
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
14075 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7091
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4057 California St
Brooksville, FL 34604
(352) 797-7091
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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