Hershey Middle School

  • Hershey Middle School serves 863 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Hershey Middle School operates within the Derry Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 863 students
Hershey Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hershey Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Hershey Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
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 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.51. 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 (1989-2015)
Asian
11%
4%
Hershey Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Hershey Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
15%
Hershey Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
77%
68%
Hershey Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hershey Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Hershey Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.39 0.51
Hershey Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
20%
41%
Hershey Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Hershey Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Derry Township School District's student population of 3,383 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,916 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,160 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Derry Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,383 1,497
Derry Township School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $21 MM
Derry Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $56 MM $20 MM
Derry Township School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,916 $13,911
Derry Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,160 $13,599
Derry Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  • HersheyHershey Early Childhood Center
    Grades: KG-1 | 384 students
    0.1 miles
    , Po Box 898
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2211
    0.1KG-1384
  • HersheyHershey Intrmd Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 520 students
    0.1 miles
    , Po Box 898
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2277
    0.14-5520
  • HersheyHershey Primary Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 474 students
    0.1 miles
    , Po Box 898
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2277
    0.12-3474
  • HersheyHershey High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1142 students
    0.2 miles
    , Po Box 898
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)531-2244
    0.29-121142
  • HersheySouth Hanover Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 389 students
    2.3 miles
    15 W 3rd St
    HersheyPA 17033
    (717)566-2564
    2.3KG-5389

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