Hernando Hills Elementary School

  • Hernando Hills Elementary School serves 641 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hernando Hills Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Hernando Hills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Hernando Hills Elementary School's student population of 641 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hernando Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hernando Hills Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#4 out of 825 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
12%
48%
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White
74%
44%
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Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesoto County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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