Hershey Primary Elementary School



Hershey Primary Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hershey Primary Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 243
3 236
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hershey Primary Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hershey, PA in the Derry Township School District. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hershey Primary Elementary School is the 761st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 23,975th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,975th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 761st out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 386th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 495th out of 1,773

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Hershey Primary Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 254
(53%)
1,142
(51%)
 Male 225
(47%)
1,119
(49%)

Hershey Primary Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 348
(73%)
1,662
(74%)
 Asian 50
(10%)
247
(11%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
156
(7%)
 Two or More 25
(5%)
98
(4%)
 Black 22
(5%)
91
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Hershey Primary Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 369
(77%)
1,786
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 96
(20%)
413
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
62
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Hershey Primary Elementary School is ranked 1,250th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hershey Primary Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.0%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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 Primary Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 507
2006 480
2007 526
2008 514
2009 522
2010 571
2011 561
2012 520
2013 491
2014 474
2015 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15.3
2007 14.1
2008 12.8
2009 12.9
2010 14.3
2011 15.8
2012 14.9
2013 13.2
2014 13.5
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20118343195266
2006 0.2375
2007 0.2148288973384
2008 0.27626459143969
2009 0.16091954022989
2010 0.16112084063047
2011 0.19429590017825
2012 0.19423076923077
2013 0.20773930753564
2014 0.22573839662447
2015 0.22964509394572

Compare Hershey Primary Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.0%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Hershey Primary Elementary School
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Public 02 - 03 479 13.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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