Springstead High School was once again recognized as one of the top high schools in the state and country by the US News and World Report. These rankings are based off of College Readiness, Math and Reading Performance and Proficiency, Underserved Student Performance, College Curriculum Breadth and Graduation Rate. It was ranked 212th out of 1,081 schools in the state of Florida and 4,474th out of 23,000 schools nation wide. With these 2018-2019 rankings, Springstead remains in the top 20% of all high schools state and nation wide. The Eagles also remain the highest ranked high school in Hernando County.