Private Schools in Hernando County, Florida

There are 11 Private Schools in Hernando County, Florida, serving a population of 179,144 people in an area of 473 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 16,285 people, and 1 Private School per 42 square miles.

In Florida, Hernando County is ranked 43rd of 67 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 21st of 67 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Hernando County Private Schools

Find Hernando County, Florida private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


Eckerd Academy At Brooksville 397 Culbreath Road Brooksville, FL

Eckerd Youth Challenge Program 201 Culbreath Road Brooksville, FL

Faith Christian Academy 175 Spring Time Street Spring Hill, FL

Golden Branch Academy 5167 Mariner Boulevard Spring Hill, FL

Hernando Christian Academy 7200 Emerson Road Brooksville, FL

Methodist School Center 109 South Broad Street Brooksville, FL

Notre Dame Catholic School 1095 Commercial Way Spring Hill, FL

Ridge Manor Christian Academy 34275 Cortez Boulevard Ridge Manor, FL

Spring Hill Christian Academy 3140 Mariner Boulevard Spring Hill, FL

West Hernando Christian School 2250 Osowaw Boulevard Spring Hill, FL

Wider Horizons School 4060 Castle Avenue Spring Hill, FL

About Hernando County Private Schools

Hernando County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Hernando County, FL. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Florida Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Florida State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Hernando County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Hernando County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Hernando County private school test scores

Hernando County Private School Statistics

Find Hernando County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Hernando County Private School Enrollment
 Hernando CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment439128,990
Kindergarten Enrollment252 (15.6%)33,023 (14.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)796 (10.1%)109,790 (12.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)952 (12.0%)114,662 (12.4%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)689 (8.5%)104,615 (10.7%)
Hernando County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Hernando CountyFlorida
Less than 9th Grade Education4,819 (3.6%)733,714 (5.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)11,505 (8.6%)1,053,634 (7.3%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)49,005 (36.7%)4,170,468 (29.0%)