Hershey High School



Hershey High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hershey High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 301
10 302
11 285
12 302

Hershey High School is a public high school of the Derry Township School District located in Hershey, PA. It has 1,190 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hershey High School is the 154th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,719th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,190
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.85

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Hershey High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 600
(50%)
600
(50%)
 Male 590
(50%)
590
(50%)

Hershey High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 972
(82%)
972
(82%)
 Asian 98
(8%)
98
(8%)
 Hispanic 61
(5%)
61
(5%)
 Black 43
(4%)
43
(4%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hershey High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,058
(89%)
1,058
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(9%)
103
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(2%)
29
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hershey High School is ranked 577th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hershey High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Hershey High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1201
2006 1167
2007 1179
2008 1158
2009 1161
2010 1147
2011 1143
2012 1190

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.9
2007 15.8
2008 14.4
2009 14.8
2010 14.5
2011 14.3
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.057452123230641
2006 0.071122536418166
2007 0.063613231552163
2008 0.084628670120898
2009 0.099052540913006
2010 0.10287707061901
2011 0.11023622047244
2012 0.1109243697479

Compare Hershey High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.1%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,190 14.9:1  
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