Hernando School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 22,621 students in Hernando School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of 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 59%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 56% statewide average).
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 Chocachatti Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hernando School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Hernando School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
34 Schools
4,227 Schools
# Students
22,621 Students
2,780,879 Students
# Teachers
1,325 Teachers
159,765 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Hernando School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#36 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hernando  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
59%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hernando  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.70
# American Indian Students
70 Students
7,455 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
345 Students
78,578 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,296 Students
972,305 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
35%
# Black Students
1,787 Students
597,476 Students
% Black Students
8%
22%
# White Students
13,792 Students
1,012,885 Students
% White Students
61%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
4,724 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,304 Students
107,216 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
386
49,807
# Students in K Grade:
1,608
185,693
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,494
199,777
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,623
201,264
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,609
205,847
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,811
214,317
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,674
207,383
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,697
215,808
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,835
222,751
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,830
220,002
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,836
227,502
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,863
218,869
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,745
208,803
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,610
203,056
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,914 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,996. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,548 is less than the state median of $12,834. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$224 MM
$143 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$216 MM
$153 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,914
$11,996
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,548
$12,834
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Hernando School District 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
Contracted Services
Special Education School
28334 Churchill Smith Ln
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 797-7000
Grades: K-12
| n/a 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Hernando
  • 919 N BROAD ST, BROOKSVILLE, FL, 34601-2397
  • (352) 797-7000
  • hernandoschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 22,621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 30% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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