Hernando School District

919 N Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601-2397
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 23,404 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 50% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
32 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
23,404 Students
2,830,604 Students
# Teachers
1,355 Teachers
159,344 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
#36 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hernando  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
48%
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 2020-21 school year data.
50%
52%
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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hernando  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.70
# American Indian Students
54 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
374 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,779 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
36%
# Black Students
1,822 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
8%
21%
# White Students
13,975 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
60%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,383 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
455
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
1,749
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,646
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,561
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,859
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,582
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,823
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,782
213,379
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,785
219,532
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,894
226,086
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,906
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,856
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,835
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,671
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,697 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,135. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,961 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$250 MM
$34,349 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$233 MM
$33,354 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,697
$12,135
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hernando  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,961
$11,783
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hernando  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Hernando School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13400 Elgin Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7024
Grades: K-8
| 1,470 students
Rank: #22.
Gulf Coast Of Science And Technology
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10444 Tillery Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 688-5092
Grades: 6-8
| 214 students
Rank: #33.
Chocachatti Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4135 California St
Brooksville, FL 34604
(352) 797-7067
Grades: PK-5
| 736 students
Rank: #44.
Hernando Eschool Virtual Franchise
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1070 Varsity Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7013
Grades: 1-12
| 211 students
Rank: #55.
Powell Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4100 Barclay Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7095
Grades: 6-8
| 955 students
Rank: #66.
Suncoast Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11135 Quality Dr
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7085
Grades: PK-5
| 828 students
Rank: #77.
Nature Coast Technical High School
Magnet School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4057 California St
Brooksville, FL 34604
(352) 797-7088
Grades: 9-12
| 1,297 students
Rank: #88.
Pine Grove Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14411 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7090
Grades: PK-5
| 929 students
Rank: #99.
Spring Hill Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6001 Mariner Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7030
Grades: PK-5
| 906 students
Rank: #1010.
Frank W. Springstead High School
Magnet School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3300 Mariner Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7010
Grades: 9-12
| 1,894 students
Rank: #1111.
Westside Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5400 Applegate Dr
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 797-7080
Grades: PK-5
| 546 students
Rank: #1212.
Winding Waters K-8
(Math: 50% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12240 Vespa Way
Brooksville, FL 34614
(352) 797-7092
Grades: PK-8
| 1,542 students
Rank: #1313.
John D. Floyd Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3139 Dumont Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 797-7055
Grades: PK-5
| 939 students
Rank: #1414.
Gulf Coast Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10444 Tillery Rd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 688-5092
Grades: K-5
| 115 students
Rank: #1515.
Deltona Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2055 Deltona Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 797-7040
Grades: PK-5
| 803 students
Rank: #1616.
Hernando Virtual Instruction
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Varsity Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7072
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: #1717.
919 N Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7000
Grades: 1-12
| 0 students
Rank: #1818.
Brooksville Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
885 N Broad St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7014
Grades: PK-5
| 659 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Brooksville Engineering Science And Technology (B.e.s.t.) A
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
835 School St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 544-2373
Grades: 6-8
| 72 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Hernando High School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Bell Ave
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7015
Grades: 6-12
| 1,189 students
Rank: #2121.
Moton Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7175 Emerson Rd
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7065
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #2222.
Weeki Wachee High School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12150 Vespa Way
Brooksville, FL 34614
(352) 797-7029
Grades: 9-12
| 1,409 students
Rank: #2323.
Fox Chapel Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9412 Fox Chapel Ln
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 797-7025
Grades: 6-8
| 810 students
Rank: #2424.
Explorer K-8
(Math: 40% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10252 Northcliffe Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
(352) 797-7094
Grades: PK-8
| 1,582 students
Rank: #2525.
D. S. Parrott Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19220 Youth Dr
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 797-7075
Grades: 6-8
| 820 students
Rank: #2626.
Central High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14075 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7020
Grades: 9-12
| 1,279 students
Rank: #2727.
West Hernando Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14325 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7035
Grades: 6-8
| 701 students
Rank: #2828.
Eastside Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
27151 Roper Rd
Brooksville, FL 34602
(352) 797-7045
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #2929.
Pace Center For Girls
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3139 Dumont Ave
Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 667-1918
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
Rank: #3030.
Endeavor Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14063 Ken Austin Pkwy
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 797-7013
Grades: 4-12
| 117 students
Rank: n/an/a
Contracted Services
Special Education School
28334 Churchill Smith Ln
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 797-7000
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Hernando County Jail
Alternative School
16425 Spring Hill Dr
Brooksville, FL 34603
(352) 797-3408
Grades: 7-12
| 8 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Hernando School District?
Hernando School District manages 32 public schools serving 23,404 students.
What is the rank of Hernando School District?
Hernando School District is ranked #39 out of 73 school districts in Florida (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Hernando School District?
60% of Hernando School District students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Hernando School District?
Hernando School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Hernando School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $9,961 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 32 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 23,404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in FL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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