Hernando school information

Average Test Scores57%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools589379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Hernando, MS educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hernando public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 105% higher than than the Mississippi average and 16% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hernando public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.6% have completed high school, 28.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hernando are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Hernando.
  • 85.9% of people in Hernando have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.6% of people in Hernando have completed high school.
  • 28.1% of people in Hernando have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hernando

Completed 8th grade85.9%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school84.6%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college63.4%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.1%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.1%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hernando (high school & post-secondary)

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Olive Branch, MS35,50854%10%
Southaven, MS51,81639%20%
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Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%
Coldwater, MS1,50116%68%
Hernando, MS15,22757%16%

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Hernando, MS15,22757%16%
Source: The Hernando, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.