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 Hershey Middle School
500 Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 531-2222 Fax: (717) 531-2245
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Regular School Hours: 7:38 a.m. - 2:32 p.m.
Originally built in 1966 as a high school, the building was renovated into the middle school in 1998. Today the 157,000-square foot facility houses nearly 900 students in grades 6-8. The building boasts a full size gym, a 1,000+ seat auditorium, a card access system, and internet/television/ phone access in all classrooms.

Our middle level instructional program is delivered through an interdisciplinary team format which stresses subject matter as well as pupil development. This configuration helps students by providing consistency while encouraging them to perceive the wholeness that exists in learning.  In addition, our middle school facilitates student transition from a self-contained elementary school setting to a departmentalized high school setting. The interdisciplinary team organization assists the students in successfully traversing the period of time between the elementary and high school years.


  •  Happy Thansgiving

    Thanksgiving Recess

    The 2015 Thanksgiving recess will begin with an early dismissal for students on Wednesday, November 25. Secondary students (high school and middle school) will be dismissed at 10:28 a.m. Elementary students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. There will be no afternoon kindergarten classes that day. The normal class schedule for all students will resume on Tuesday, December 1.

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  • DTSD Receives National Accolades

    Niche.com, a web site that specializes in “providing reviews and insight from everyday experts” has named DTSD as one of the best in America as part of its” 2016 K-12School and District Rankings.” Niche.com rated DTSD as the #19 district in PA and #143 nationally. The web site says its rating system factors in state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student and parent reviews, and more.

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  •  Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Hershey High School Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Congratulations to HHS student-athletes Alexis Gazzio, Jack Kushner, Ryan LaCoe, Lauren Lechleitner, Dylan Painter, Alexis Robison, Blake Smith and Marley Tunnel who on November 11 signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic and academic careers in college.

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