Hershey Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 520 students in Hershey Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Hershey Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hershey Public Schools School District are Hershey Elementary School and Hershey High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hershey Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hershey Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Hershey Public Schools School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,087 Schools
# Students
520 Students
324,727 Students
# Teachers
39 Teachers
23,944 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Hershey Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#127 out of 248 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hershey Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hershey Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hershey Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hershey Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.18
0.54
# American Indian Students
3 Students
4,249 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
9,510 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
41 Students
64,591 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
20%
# Black Students
2 Students
21,619 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
470 Students
210,614 Students
% White Students
90%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
481 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
13,663 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
25
17,748
# Students in K Grade:
42
22,902
# Students in 1st Grade:
28
23,048
# Students in 2nd Grade:
33
22,715
# Students in 3rd Grade:
34
22,946
# Students in 4th Grade:
33
22,866
# Students in 5th Grade:
26
23,517
# Students in 6th Grade:
41
24,127
# Students in 7th Grade:
41
24,295
# Students in 8th Grade:
52
22,786
# Students in 9th Grade:
47
24,174
# Students in 10th Grade:
43
24,341
# Students in 11th Grade:
36
24,090
# Students in 12th Grade:
39
25,172
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,096 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,964. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,775 is less than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hershey Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Hershey Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,096
$18,964
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hershey Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,775
$18,654
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hershey Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Hershey Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hershey Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 S Lincoln
Hershey, NE 69143
(308) 368-5572
Grades: PK-6
| 262 students
Rank: #22.
Hershey High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Lincoln
Hershey, NE 69143
(308) 368-5573
Grades: 7-12
| 258 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Hershey
  • 301 S LINCOLN, HERSHEY, NE, 69143-0369
  • (308) 368-5574
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 520 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.18

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