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For the 2021 school year, there are 38 public schools in Hernando School District, serving 22,445 students. Hernando School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
Public schools in Hernando School District 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). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Hernando School District 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.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameHernando School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hernandoschools.org
School District Phone Number(352) 797-7000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (FL)
# of Schools38 Schools4,366 Schools
# of Students22,445 Students2,833,032 Students
# of Teachers1,414 Teachers177,105 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Hernando School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#32 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hernando  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hernando  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hernando  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hernando  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.530.70
# of American Indian Students67 Students8,827 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students379 Students77,810 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students4,482 Students938,179 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
33%
# of Black Students1,720 Students626,515 Students
% Black Students
8%
22%
# of White Students14,684 Students1,077,673 Students
% White Students
65%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students25 Students4,743 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,088 Students99,323 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:31561,247
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,572200,250
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,652207,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,581207,685
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,746226,422
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,662220,563
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,726215,850
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,732219,980
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,741210,687
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,766211,099
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,689219,384
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,751216,609
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,800212,662
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,712202,930
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $9,607 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,348. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,113 is less than the state median of $12,938. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (FL)
Total Revenue$216 MM$136 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hernando  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$205 MM$132 MM
This chart display total spending of Hernando  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,607$13,348
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hernando  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,113$12,938
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hernando  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Hernando School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Contracted Services Special Education School
    28334 Churchill Smith Ln
    Mount Dora, FL 32757
    (352) 797-7000

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Frank W. Springstead High/adul
    3300 Mariner Blvd
    Spring Hill, FL 34609
    (352) 797-7027

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Hernando County Adult Education
    801 N Broad St
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7018

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

    Grades: 8-12 | 5 students
  • Hernando High School/adult Education
    700 Bell Ave
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7019

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Hernando Virtual Instruction
    1070 Varsity Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7072

    Grades: K-12 | 7 students
  • Hernando Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
    1036 Varsity Dr
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7013

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Hernando Virtual Instruction Program
    919 N Broad St
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 797-7000

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