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69%
  • Hernando High School
  • 805 Dilworth Lane, Hernando
  • DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,186
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
58%
  • Hernando Hills Elementary
  • 570 Mcingvale Road, Hernando
  • DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 2 - 3 · Students: 598
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
52%
  • Hernando Middle School
  • 700 Dilworth Lane, Hernando
  • DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 877
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Oak Grove Central Elementary
  • 893 Oak Grove Road, Hernando
  • DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 612
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Hernando Elementary
  • 455 Riley Street, Hernando
  • DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: PK - 1 · Students: 678
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
n/a
  • Desoto County Alternative Center
  • 2690 Magnolia Street, Hernando
  • DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Hernando school information

IndexHernandoMississippiNational
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.

Education level achieved in Hernando

IndexHernandoMississippiNational
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%

Hernando, MS School Districts

DeSoto County School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Hernando. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hernando, MS schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Hernando, MS, an average of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Hernando schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Hernando, MS schools.

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.
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