Hinkletown Mennonite School is a Christ-centered, child-focused, Pre-K - Grade 12 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.
Hinkletown Mennonite School is located 4 miles from Ephrata & New Holland in rural Lancaster County, between the cities of Lancaster and Reading, Pennsylvania.
Education at HMS: inspires students to be life-long learners
integrates Christ's teachings and Anabaptist values of peacemaking, service and 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.
  Hinkletown Mennonite School`s Venture Program offers a personalized and flexible option for grades 9 through 12. Blending hands-on, collaborative, and online learning with internships and community partnerships, students will be prepared for the future they envision -- in the workforce or through higher education.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 259 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,575
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 15 / Jun. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Hinkletown Mennonite School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
executive function processing difficulties, ADD/ADHD, other diagnosed learning disorders
Year Founded
1981
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
259 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Hinkletown Mennonite School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
56%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Apr. 15 / Jun. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial assistance available
% on Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Melissa Beidler

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chapel Committee, Newspaper, Service Projects, Student Council, Yearbook (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Band - Junior & Senior, Chamber Choir, Choral Groups, Drama Productions, Handbells, Music Lessons, Schoolwide Enrichment Time mini-course, Strings Ensemble - Junior & Senior, Worship Team

School Notes

  • Hinkletown Mennonite School is a Christ-centered, child-focused, 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. 
  • HMS serves students in pre-k through high school 
  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hinkletown Mennonite School cost?

Hinkletown Mennonite School's tuition is approximately $6,575 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Hinkletown Mennonite School?

The acceptance rate of Hinkletown Mennonite School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 86%.

What sports does Hinkletown Mennonite School offer?

Hinkletown Mennonite School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Hinkletown Mennonite School's ranking?

Hinkletown Mennonite School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Hinkletown Mennonite School?

The application deadline for Hinkletown Mennonite School is Apr. 15 / Jun. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Apr. 15 / Jun. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 259 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,575
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 15 / Jun. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $10,204 for elementary schools and $12,262 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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