Hinkletown Mennonite School

272 Wanner Road
Ephrata, PA 17522-0175
Tel: (717)354-7100
Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
Hinkletown Mennonite School is located 4 miles from Ephrata & New Holland in rural Lancaster County, between the cities of Lancaster and Reading, Pennsylvania.
As a small Pre-K-Grade 8 school, we focus on offering a quality academic program that includes the fine arts; meeting the needs of individual students; providing a Christ-center education; giving students a global perspective and educating them for the 21st century.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Mennonite
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ELL/Learning Support Program
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 198 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Hinkletown Mennonite School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Apr. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,600
Tuition Notes Financial assistance available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Melissa Beidler


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chamber Choir, Chapel Committee, Choral Groups, Drama Productions, Handbells, Music Lessons, Newspaper, Schoolwide Enrichment Time mini-course, Service Projects, Strings Ensemble, Student Council, Worship Team, Yearbook (Middle School) Band, Chamber Choir, Choral Groups, Handbells, Music Lessons, Newspaper, Worship Team, Chapel Committee,
Drama Productions,
Schoolwide Enrichment Time mini-course,
Service Projects,
Strings Ensemble,
Student Council,
Yearbook (Middle School),

School Notes

  • Hinkletown Mennonite School is a Christ-centered, child-focused, Pre-K - Grade 8 school where children explore, parents participate and teachers nurture. Operating as a parent-governed school, HMS invites parents to partner with the school to nurture the gifts, skills, and faith of their children. 
  • Our Vision
  • What we want to see:  Students learning & living God's purposes. 
  • Our Mission 
  • Education at HMS: 
  •  - inspires students to be life-long learners 
  •  - integrates Christ's teachings and Anabaptist* values of peacemaking, service & community into everyday learning 
  •  - shapes a Christ-centered worldview 
  •  - develops each student's God-given gifts 
  •  - adapts holistic instruction to meet the needs of each student 
  • *Anabaptist -the term is most commonly used to refer to the Anabaptists of 16th century Europe. Today the descendants of the 16th century European movements (particularly the Amish, Hutterites, Mennonites, Church of the Brethren, Brethren in Christ, and other respective German Baptist variants) are the most common bodies referred to as Anabaptist.

Profile last updated: 03/16/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Crossroads Mennonite School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Christian School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Holland Early Learning Center (3.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ephrata
    Grades: 1-8 | 20 students
    0.1 miles
    219 Conestoga Creek Rd
    Ephrata, PA 17522
  • New Holland
    Grades: 1-10 | 52 students
    1.1 miles
    3030 Division Hwy
    New Holland, PA 17557
  • Ephrata
    Grades: 1-9 | 68 students
    1.9 miles
    255 Hahnstown Rd
    Ephrata, PA 17522
  • Stevens
    Grades: 1-8 | 27 students
    2.1 miles
    988 Red Run Rd
    Stevens, PA 17578
  • Terre Hill
    Grades: 1-8 | 26 students
    2.2 miles
    1137 Lancaster Ave
    Terre Hill, PA 17581

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $5,310 for elementary schools and $10,602 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).