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500 Homestead Rd

Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 531-2222

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 870

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Hershey Middle School

HMS has a number of issues. The most important one is inadequate leadership from the principal. Teachers vary in quality, some are interested, but many are not. Parental concerns are usually treated in a flippant manner, teachers clearly have no concerns about their relationship to the community. Teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/22/11

Well to Deborah Mallek, a parent." I hate to break it to you but I am a current Hershey student. And if the school you went to had enough potential why didn't they teach you if you don't have anything nice to say than don't say anything.

Posted by a other on 09/14/10

Hershey Middle School is like no other. I'm a current student and can honestly say that I love my school. The teachers can be amazing while others are just cranky, but thats how every school is. Our sports program is amazing. We're always promoting good sportsmanship and leadership. Our school board ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/25/09

I think that Herhsey Middle School is a very outstanding school. All of their testing average is above the states. The staff is extremely helpful to the parents and staff. From the children's perspective, the teachers get them involved in what they are doing. The school offers extra-curricular activities ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/07

Like all schools in the District, Hershey Middle School boasts an academic level it does not possess. While continuing to claim National Blue Ribbon status, this status was achieved in 2002, and has not been achived since. The District also claims no zero tolerance policies, but absence of 'zero tolerance' ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/05

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Test scores for Hershey Middle School

PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hershey Middle School
Derry Township School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Hershey schools — Hershey Middle School is located at 500 Homestead Rd, Hershey PA 17033. 500 Homestead Rd is in the 17033 ZIP code in Hershey, PA The school district for Hershey Middle School is the Derry Township School District. Hershey Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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