About The School  

About HHS

Here at Hernando High School, located on Dilworth Lane, teachers spend all year preparing all 1,115 students for college, the professional world, and specifically state test such as biology, algebra, U.S. history, and English. Students must pass all these tests in order to graduate. Also to graduate, a student must have a minimum of 26 course credits. In order to promote their school, colleges often visit HHS. Many of these colleges include Ole Miss, Delta State, MSU, and Northwest Mississippi Community College.

            To give students an edge, Hernando offers college credits such as English Composition and advanced placement courses such as chemistry, calculus, English, and U.S. history. Hernando also offers PSAT prep classes. Last year alone, Hernando awarded over 2.5 million dollars in scholarships. It is because of achievements like this, Hernando High School is a Star School (only 6% of Mississippi schools have been awarded this highest ranking).

            In addition to these academic accolades, HHS also offers, an excellent athletic program. Tiger sports include soccer, tennis, softball, baseball, basketball, track, football, swim, cheer, golf, and volleyball. And to further student appeal HHS offers an award winning fine arts package, which includes visual arts, spectacular band, and outstanding choir.

Students have the choice to join a selection of clubs.  Such involvement goes a long way in building extracurricular participation when it comes to students applying for college. There is always something going on in the halls of Hernando.