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Welcome to Hershey ECC & Elementary School

Derry 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. Our District is committed to excellence in education, offering a challenging curriculum that promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.

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With Trojan Pride

At Hershey Elementary School, we believe in hands-on learning experiences for our young learners. Our curriculum progresses logically, allowing students to move forward as they mature and gain new insights. Driven by their innate curiosity about the world, our children thrive in their learning journey.

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Our Academics

Students know that when they are present in our buildings, they will have experiences that prepare them not just for the next assignment or test, but for the road of learning that will lead them to a full and satisfying life and career.

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Extracurriculars and Athletics

Students have multiple opportunities to engage in rigorous learning across subject areas as well as participate in extra-curricular activities. By the time they enter high school, every student has the opportunity to be connected to at least one school activity be it athletics, clubs or music ensembles.

About our Athletics Programs

About our extracurricular & arts programs

Hershey Elementary School

Early Childhood Center(K &1): 450 Rear Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone:
(717) 531-2211   Fax: (717) 531-2351

Main Building: 450 Homestead Road, PO Box 898, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone:
(717) 531-2277   Fax: (717) 508-2266

Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Regular School Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

From Our Community

Student of the Month April 2024 - Kristina Chroneos and Joey Owsley

Congratulations to the April Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Kristina Chroneos and Joey Owsley! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Kristina and Joey during the April 22nd board meeting.  

Marking Period 2 Honor Roll HHS & HMS

Derry Township School District is proud to announce the distinguished and regular honor roll for the third marking period of the 2023-24 school year for Hershey High School and Hershey Middle School. Congratulations!

Student of the Month March 2023 - Emma Burke and Will Olszewski

Congratulations to the March Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Emma Burke and Will Olszewski! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Emma and Will during the March 25th board meeting.  

Student of the Month November 2023 - Lucy Barto and Jaden Yoder

Congratulations to the February Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Josie Berra and Cole Goodman! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Josie and Cole during the February 26th board meeting.  The videos shared at this meeting are linked.

Marking Period 2 Honor Roll HHS & HMS

Derry Township School District is proud to announce the distinguished and regular honor roll for the second marking period of the 2023-24 school year for Hershey High School and Hershey Middle School. Congratulations!

Student of the Month November 2023 - Lucy Barto and Jaden Yoder

Congratulations to the January Rotary Students of the Month representing Hershey High School - Priyanka Nambiar and Eamon Callahan! This particular honor recognizes the outstanding contributions they have made at Hershey High School as well as in the community. The Hershey Rotary honored Priyanka and Eamon during the January 22nd board meeting.  The videos shared at this meeting are linked.

News & Events

Send a Thank you Note! Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10
  • 2023-2024
  • District Wide
  • Hershey Elementary School
  • Hershey High School
  • Hershey Middle School

May 6th-10th is Teacher Appreciation Week! Let's take a moment to thank the incredible educators who shape our futures. Join us in celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week by sending a heartfelt thank you note to a teacher who has made a difference in you or your child's life. Click here to submit a thank you note!

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DCTS Summer Career Camp
  • 2024-2025
  • Events
  • Hershey Elementary School
  • Hershey Middle School

Dauphin County Technical School is excited to announce we will once again offer our Career Camp this summer, June 10th-12th from 8:00am-3:00pm. Our Career Camp is free to students entering 6th-8th grade for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year, from all Dauphin County Public Schools.

Read More about DCTS Summer Career Camp
HHS Theater Cabaret Night
  • 2023-2024
  • District Wide
  • Events
  • Hershey High School

You are cordially invited to Hershey High School Theatre's second annual Cabaret night: Once Upon A Time. Join us for an enchanting evening celebrating the music inspired by classic books and timeless fairytales, featuring our talented theatre students. The Magic takes place Saturday, April 13th, at 7:00 PM in the Hershey High School auditorium. General admission at the door: students/seniors $5, adults $10. We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • 2023-2024
  • Hershey Elementary School
  • Hershey High School
  • Hershey Middle School

During the week of April 8th students in grades 4 through 12 will participate in a short survey related to their experience in our schools.  This survey is part of the district’s continued efforts to support all students through Social and Emotional Learning.  The complete set of survey questions can be found on the district website here.

Read More about SEL Survey Information