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83%
  • Hershey High School
  • 550 Homestead Rd, Hershey
  • Derry Township SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,142
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
73%
  • Hershey Primary El School
  • 450 Homestead Rd, Hershey
  • Derry Township SD
  • Grades: 2 - 3 · Students: 474
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
68%
  • Hershey Middle School
  • 500 Homestead Rd, Hershey
  • Derry Township SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 863
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
68%
  • Hershey Intrmd El School
  • 450 Homestead Rd, Hershey
  • Derry Township SD
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 520
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Hershey Early Childhood Center
  • 450-rear Homestead Road, Hershey
  • Derry Township SD
  • Grades: KG - 1 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Hershey school information

IndexHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores73%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,221
Total private schools51,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Hershey, PA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hershey public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 37% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hershey public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.0% have completed high school, 50.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Hershey

IndexHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college70.7%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters23.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.2%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.0%1.4%1.3%

Hershey, PA School Districts

Derry Township School District

There are a total of 6 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Hershey. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hershey, PA schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Hershey, PA, an average of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Hershey schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Hershey, PA schools.

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Penbrook, PA2,98284%70%
Union Deposit, PA66279%61%
Skyline View, PA3,99378%58%
Colony Park, PA1,45977%55%
Rheems, PA1,55172%46%
Hershey, PA14,33873%48%

Cities with similar population

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Glasgow, KY14,33848%3%
Antioch, IL14,34237%24%
Chubbuck, ID14,32661%24%
Hartford, WI14,35057%16%
Niceville, FL14,32581%65%
Hershey, PA14,33873%48%
Source: The Hershey, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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