Hershey school information

IndexHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores86%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,235
Total private schools51,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools14067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Hershey are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Hershey.
  • 90.9% of people in Hershey have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Hershey have completed high school.
  • 49.6% of people in Hershey have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Hershey Early Childhood Ctr450-Rear Homestead RoadGrades: KG - 01Students: 462 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Hershey Hs550 Homestead RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,147 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Hershey Intrmd El Sch450 Homestead RdGrades: 04 - 05Students: 546 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Hershey Ms500 Homestead RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 87 · Ratio: 13:190
  • Hershey Primary El Sch450 Homestead RdGrades: 02 - 03Students: 571 · Ratio: 15:185
  • South Hanover El Sch15 W 3Rd StGrades: KG - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 16:189

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Education level achieved in Hershey

IndexHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school88.5%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college67.7%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.6%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors49.6%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters25.4%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.7%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hershey (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Penbrook, PA2,99799%45%
Cornwall, PA4,16690%32%
Landisville, PA1,84485%25%
Rheems, PA1,64783%22%
Palmyra, PA7,39982%20%
Hershey, PA14,17286%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manorville, NY14,16970%2%
Kilgore, TX14,17887%27%
Mill Valley, CA14,17884%24%
Warsaw, IN14,17982%21%
Greenlawn, NY14,18985%25%
Hershey, PA14,17286%26%
Source: The Hershey, PA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.