Hershey High School

301 S Lincoln
Hershey, NE 69143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hershey High School serves 249 students in grades 7-12.
Hershey High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hershey High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Hershey High School's student population of 249 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Hershey High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hershey High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#394 out of 902 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
21%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
90%
64%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hershey High School's ranking?
Hershey High School is ranked #394 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Hershey High School often compared to?
Hershey High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Platte High School, Adams Middle School, Maxwell High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hershey High School?
The graduation rate of Hershey High School is 90%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Hershey High School?
249 students attend Hershey High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Hershey High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hershey High School?
Hershey High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hershey High School offer ?
Hershey High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Hershey High School part of?
Hershey High School is part of Hershey Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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