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Avg. test scores 16%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 7%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olive Branch, MS35,50854%10%
      Southaven, MS51,81639%20%
      Walls, MS1,32636%28%
      Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%
      Coldwater, MS1,50116%68%
      Hernando, MS15,22757%16%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pataskala, OH15,22577%56%
      Glasgow, DE15,23035%30%
      Prosper, TX15,23691%85%
      Berkley, MI15,23963%27%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,20862%25%
      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.