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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. - 2:33 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.


  • You’re Invited to Provide Input on Full-Day Kindergarten

    The Derry Township School District will host an information meeting to discuss exploration of full day kindergarten programming. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 30 in the Large Group Instruction Room of the Hershey Early Childhood Center (450 Rear Homestead Road, Hershey). DTSD is in the process of gathering information to help evaluate if full day kindergarten would be a good fit for the district. The meeting is an opportunity for community members to provide their thoughts and ask questions.

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  • You Can Donate to the 2017 HHS Mini-THON

    The annual Hershey High School Mini-THON will be held March 31. The HHS Mini-THON 2017 participants are joining more than 70,000 students in a powerful movement to conquer childhood cancer. And you can help them by donating online via Donor Drive. All proceeds from the HHS Mini-THON go to the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital

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  •  College Admissions Forum

    Hershey High School To Host College Admissions Forum

    Hershey High School will conduct a College Admission Forum for high school students and their parents/guardians at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the HHS auditorium. The forum will provide the families of college-bound students with insightful information on: current trends in college admissions, the importance of finding the right fit, deciphering the admissions process, the significance of extracurricular activities, evaluation of transcripts and test scores, the implications of score choice, and other relevant topics.

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  • The 2nd Annual Walk for Clean Water

    The 2nd Annual Walk for Clean Water

    The Walk for Clean Water is back! The 2nd Annual Walk for Clean Water will be held on Sunday, April 9, at 1 p.m. at Hershey High School. Last year, our community united to raise over $17,500, funding two clean water wells in the African nation of Swaziland and giving over 750 people clean water for life. Join us to make history again as hundreds of community members come together for free food, live music, and to stand up to the global water crisis. Register now and learn more at www.walk4cleanwater.com.

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  •  Rescheduled

    Snowstorm Brings Flurry of Schedule Changes

    Winter Storm Stella made as much of a mess on the schedule as she did on the streets. There have been numerous changes as a result of the winter weather, most notably the need to use the final two snow make-up days built into the 2016-17 calendar. That means the school WILL be in session on Monday, March 20 and Thursday, April 13. For a list of other changes, click the graphic to the left.

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  •  Order your HMS Yearbook

    Hershey Middle School Yearbook Orders

    Reserve your copy of the 2016-2017 Hershey Middle School Yearbook. Each yearbook is $12. The deadline for orders is March 31. Order forms have been sent home with students. If you need a replacement form, click the graphic to the left.

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