Hershey Middle School

Hershey Middle School serves 849 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Hershey Middle School operates within the Derry Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 849 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 849 students
Hershey Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hershey Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Hershey Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hershey Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Hershey Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
12%
3%
Hershey Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Hershey Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
15%
Hershey Middle School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
76%
69%
Hershey Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Hershey Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.24
Hershey Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
38%
Hershey Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Hershey Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Derry Township School District's student population of 3,468 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,525 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,942 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Derry Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,468 1,514
Derry Township   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $21 MM
Derry Township   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $46 MM $20 MM
Derry Township   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,525 $12,967
Derry Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,942 $12,300
Derry Township   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hershey High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hershey Intrmd Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hershey Early Childhood Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HersheyHershey Early Childhood Center
    Grades: KG-1 | 409 students
    0.1 miles
    450rear Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2211
    0.1KG-1409
  • HersheyHershey Intrmd Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 551 students
    0.1 miles
    450 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2277
    0.14-5551
  • HersheyHershey Primary Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 491 students
    0.1 miles
    450 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2277
    0.12-3491
  • HersheyHershey High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1156 students
    0.2 miles
    550 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2244
    0.29-121156
  • HersheySouth Hanover Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 365 students
    2.3 miles
    15 West 3rd St
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)566-2564
    2.3KG-5365

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