Derry Township School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Dauphin

District Profile

PO Box 898

30 E Granada Ave

Hershey, PA 17033-0898

Phone 717-534-2501

Fax 717-533-4357

Includes the municipalities of Derry Township.

Square Miles

27.40

Students Enrolled

3,492

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Hershey Early Childhood Ctr (K-1)
  • Hershey HS (9-12)
  • Hershey Intrmd El Sch (4-5)
  • Hershey MS (6,7-8)
  • Hershey Primary El Sch (2-3)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

3,492

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.20%
Asian
12.57%
Black
4.78%
Latino
8.33%
Pacific Islander
0.20%
2 or More Races
3.64%
White
70.27%

Gender

Male
50.00%
Female
50.00%

Other Statistics

Special Education
10.00%
English Learner
2.06%

Financials

Median Household Income

$76,330.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $49,497,992.52 77.26%
State Revenues $11,734,780.48 18.31%
Federal $972,317.28 1.51%
Other $1,854,284.00 2.89%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$36,671,858.17
Property Values Within District
$255,300.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

93.33%

Rigorous Courses

23
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

84.00%
College/University
0.36%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 74.65% 72.94% N/A
Grade 4 83.69% 71.67% 92.70%
Grade 5 83.07% 63.97% N/A
Grade 6 83.27% 56.38% N/A
Grade 7 82.64% 66.67% N/A
Grade 8 78.97% 57.77% 79.76%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 87.41% 85.97% 91.67%

Staff

251

Teachers

14

Administrators

190

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Stacy Winslow

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Lindsay Drew
Board President
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Maria Memmi
Board Vice President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Robert Bennett
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Dr. Donna Cronin
13 2019-2023
Dr. Lindsay Koch
1 2022-2023
Michael Rizzo
1 2021-2025
Ericka Schmidt
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Kathy Sicher
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Terence Singer
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.