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Avg. test scores 48%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 66%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Hershey are 48% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Hershey
  • 90.5% of people in Hershey have completed 8th grade
  • 90.0% of people in Hershey have completed high school
  • 50.2% of people in Hershey have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Hershey, PA Schools

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      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.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      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

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      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.