Hershey Middle School

Hershey Middle School serves 868 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Hershey Middle School operates within the Derry Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 868 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 868 students
Hershey Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Hershey Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hershey Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 13:1 15:1
Hershey Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
9%
3%
Hershey Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Hershey Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
16%
Hershey Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
80%
70%
Hershey Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Hershey Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hershey Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.35 0.24
Hershey Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
11%
36%
Hershey Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,601 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,393 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,321 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Derry Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,601 1,528
Derry Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $21 MM
Derry Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $20 MM
Derry Township   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,393 $12,476
Derry Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,321 $11,944
Derry Township   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Primary Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HersheyHershey Intrmd Elementary School
    450 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2277
    0.1 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 590 students                      
  • HersheyHershey Primary Elementary School
    450 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2277
    0.1 mi | Gr. 2-3 | 520 students                      
  • HersheyHershey Early Childhood Center
    450rear Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2211
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-1 | 433 students                      
  • HersheyHershey High School
    550 Homestead Rd
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2244
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1190 students                      
  • HersheySouth Hanover Elementary School
    15 West 3rd St
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)566-2564
    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 382 students                      

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