Milton Hershey School

Private School
1201 Homestead Lane
Hershey, PA 17033
Dauphin County
(717) 520-2074

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Other school associations
  • State or regional independent school association
  • The Association of Boarding Schools



Milton Hershey School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Milton Hershey School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 31
1 52
2 89
3 99
4 117
5 130
6 158
7 185
8 202
9 245
10 252
11 220
12 233

Milton Hershey School is a private high school located in Hershey, PA and has 2,020 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Milton Hershey School is the 1st largest private high school in Pennsylvania and the 21st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,020
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 196

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Milton Hershey School Students by Gender

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 Female 1,033
(51%)
4,095
(52%)
 Male 987
(49%)
3,791
(48%)

Milton Hershey School Students by Ethnicity

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  School Nearby Schools
 White 899
(45%)
5,295
(70%)
 Black 682
(34%)
1,058
(14%)
 Two or More 233
(12%)
413
(5%)
 Hispanic 176
(9%)
477
(6%)
 Asian 21
(1%)
349
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)

Milton Hershey School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1285
2007 1703
2009 1818
2011 1835
2013 1862
2015 2020

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7
2007 9
2009 9
2011 10
2013 10
2015 10

Compare Milton Hershey School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Milton Hershey School
Hershey, PA
Private PK - 12 2,020 10:1  
Hershey High School
Hershey, PA
Public 09 - 12 1,126 13.5:1 1 miles
Hershey Ms
Hershey, PA
Public 06 - 09 871 12.8:1 2 miles
Palmyra Area Shs
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Public 09 - 12 1,071 17:1 3 miles
Vista School
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Private UG - UG 98 7:1 4 miles
Lower Dauphin High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,156 13.1:1 5 miles
Mount Calvary Christian School
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Private PK - 12 424 12:1 8 miles
Middletown Area High School
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Public 09 - 12 653 12.6:1 8 miles
Annville Cleona High School
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Public 09 - 12 504 13.4:1 8 miles
Annville-Cleona Ms
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Public 07 - 08 224 12:1 8 miles
Dauphin County Technical School
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Public 09 - 12 990 12.3:1 9 miles
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