Hernando High School



Hernando High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hernando High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 320
10 309
11 265
12 285
UG 13

Hernando High School is a public high school of the Desoto County School District located in Hernando, MS. It has 1,192 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hernando High School is the 27th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 4,827th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,192
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.91

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Hernando High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 656
(55%)
5,089
(50%)
 Female 536
(45%)
5,091
(50%)

Hernando High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 927
(78%)
5,624
(55%)
 Black 165
(14%)
3,664
(36%)
 Hispanic 74
(6%)
554
(5%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
166
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
153
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Hernando High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 803
(67%)
5,239
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 323
(27%)
4,109
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(6%)
832
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hernando High School is ranked 124th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hernando High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Hernando High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1075
2006 1055
2007 1045
2008 993
2009 978
2010 1013
2011 1082
2012 1118
2013 1167
2014 1186
2015 1192

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.6
2007 17.7
2008 16.2
2009 15.3
2010 17.2
2011 20.5
2012 18.8
2013 17.7
2014 16.9
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71255813953488
2006 0.26350710900474
2007 0.2622009569378
2008 0.29003021148036
2009 0.30879345603272
2010 0.33563672260612
2011 0.3456561922366
2012 0.31932021466905
2013 0.31790916880891
2014 0.29510961214165
2015 0.32634228187919

Compare Hernando High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,192 17.3:1  
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