• Got COCOA graphic

    The COCOA Principles embody a district-wide culture of

    • Community
    • Opportunity
    • Citizenship
    • Ownership
    • Academics

Safe2Say Something

  • Safe 2 Say Something graphic

    All schools in Pennsylvania, including Derry Township School District, have adopted use of the “Safe2Say Something” anonymous tip line as a means of improving campus safety and improving school climate. The tip line is operated and monitored 24/7 by the Office of the Attorney General. 

    Submit tips:

    • Online
    • By calling 1-844-SAF2SAY (1-844-723-2729)
    • A free mobile application available for Apple and Android devices


  • Annual Cocoa Bean & Homecoming 2021

    It’s time once again for a true autumn classic – the annual Cocoa Bean football game between Hershey High School and neighboring Milton Hershey School on Friday night, September 17, at 7 p.m. at Hersheypark Stadium. While the game is the centerpiece of the event, there are several other exciting activities, including Homecoming. Click headline for more details

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  • Citizen Advisors Sought for Board Committees

    The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors is seeking volunteers interested in serving as citizen advisors to its standing committees. Citizen advisors are assigned to a specific standing committee and asked to attend its meetings. In their advisory capacity, citizen representatives may be called upon to react to new directions and proposals, provide information and support for budget initiatives, study and analyze issues, review proposals and materials, and provide input into policies. Click the headline for application details.

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  • COVID-19 Updates and Information Fall 2021

    DTSD is very excited to welcome students back into our buildings for a full in-person, five-day-a-week learning environment in August of 2021. Check here throughout the summer for updates and information related to the new school year and our plans for continuing to provide an extraordinary learning environment while caring for the well-being of our students and staff.

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  • School Board Adopts Another Tax Freeze

    At its June 28, 2021 business meeting, the DTSD Board of School Directors adopted a 2021-2022 budget freezing the local property tax millage rate at 2019 levels. The $66.2 million budget represents the second consecutive year of no millage hike and the 6th time over the last 10 budgets taxes have remained frozen. The final 2021-2022 budget can be viewed by clicking the headline.

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  • Now Recruiting School Bus Drivers

    If a part time employment (5-5.5 hours per day) offering $20 an hour, medical benefits, paid leave and summers off sounds like a good opportunity, then Derry Township School District’s Transportation Department has the job for you. DTSD is currently recruiting school bus drivers; applicants with a Class B CDL are preferred but training is available for those motivated to learn. For more information, contact DTSD Director of Transportation Steve Bell at (717) 566-7422 or

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