450-rear Homestead Road
Hershey, PA 17033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hershey Early Childhood Center serves 419 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hershey Early Childhood Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Hershey Early Childhood Center's student population of 419 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-1
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Hershey Early Childhood Center is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
67%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Students: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 20% in PA)

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