Hernando Elementary



Hernando Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hernando Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 260
1 346
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
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Hernando Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hernando, MS in the Desoto County School District. It enrolls 635 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hernando Elementary is the 129th largest public school in Mississippi and the 11,433rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 635
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.69

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Hernando Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 322
(51%)
11,939
(52%)
 Female 313
(49%)
11,021
(48%)

Hernando Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 461
(73%)
12,497
(54%)
 Black 93
(15%)
7,821
(34%)
 Two or More 56
(9%)
913
(4%)
 Hispanic 20
(3%)
1,315
(6%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
356
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Hernando Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 390
(61%)
9,958
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 227
(36%)
11,188
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
1,814
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Hernando Elementary is ranked 418th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hernando Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 77.0%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 826
2006 621
2007 547
2008 576
2009 586
2010 600
2011 634
2012 669
2013 651
2014 678
2015 635

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 19.3
2007 23.4
2008 21.9
2009 23.1
2010 23
2011 19.4
2012 18.9
2013 21.2
2014 17.6
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11985472154964
2006 0.35265700483092
2007 0.3199268738574
2008 0.34722222222222
2009 0.35153583617747
2010 0.36166666666667
2011
2012 0.40209267563528
2013 0.39016897081413
2014 0.35103244837758
2015 0.38582677165354

Compare Hernando Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Hernando Elementary
Hernando, MS
Public KG - 01 635 15.6:1  
Hernando Middle School
Hernando, MS
Public 06 - 08 906 17.1:1 1 miles
Oak Grove Central Elementary
Hernando, MS
Public 04 - 05 603 17.1:1 2 miles
Hernando Hills Elementary
Hernando, MS
Public 02 - 03 604 16.7:1 2 miles
Desoto Central Primary
Southaven, MS
Public KG - 02 683 17.3:1 6 miles
Desoto Central Middle School
Southaven, MS
Public 06 - 08 1,244 18.3:1 8 miles
Desoto Central Elementary School
Southaven, MS
Public 03 - 05 703 18.8:1 8 miles
Sacred Heart School
Southaven, MS
Private PK - 08 326 12:1 8 miles
Lewisburg Primary
Olive Branch, MS
Public KG - 02 662 17.8:1 8 miles
Lewisburg Elementary School
Olive Branch, MS
Public 03 - 05 669 17.2:1 8 miles
Lewisburg Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 727 15.5:1 8 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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