Discover Derry Township School DistrictOverviewDerry Township School District is an award-winning public school system located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Our community enjoys a legacy that began with founder Milton S. Hershey. The district serves approximately 3,400 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade residing in Derry Township, Dauphin County.Our 114-acre campus hosts five schools
Derry Township School District is also a member district of the Dauphin County Technical School.All of our schools have exemplary facilities, curriculum, faculty, administrators, co-curricular and extra-curricular programs. Annually more than 90% of our graduating seniors pursue post-secondary education.Hershey High School has also been recognized as one of the top public schools in America by different national publications. At all assessed grade levels, statewide assessment scores are consistently well-above state and national averages.Our collective goal is to be a model for how public education should - and can - function.
We cultivate an extraordinary learning environmentfor every child, every day.
District Report CardThe Pennsylvania Department of Education compiles “School Performance Profiles” that shows the academic performance of nearly 3,000 public schools, including the Derry Township School District’s (DTSD) five schools.Designed to serve three purposes, the School Performance Profile will be used for federal accountability for schools covered under the state's approved federal No Child Left Behind waiver, the new teacher and principal evaluation system that was signed into law in 2012 and to provide the public with information on how public schools across Pennsylvania are academically performing.