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 elementary school located in Hershey, PA and enrolls 2,020 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Milton Hershey School is the 1st largest private school in Pennsylvania and the 11th largest nationally. It has 10.0 students to every teacher.

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%)
8,453
(55%)
 Male 987
(49%)
6,845
(45%)

Milton Hershey School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 899
(45%)
9,383
(71%)
 Black 682
(34%)
1,630
(12%)
 Two or More 233
(12%)
634
(5%)
 Hispanic 176
(9%)
965
(7%)
 Asian 21
(1%)
534
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(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 Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Milton Hershey School
Hershey, PA
Private PK - 12 2,020 10:1  
Hershey Ms
Hershey, PA
Public 06 - 09 871 12.8:1 2 miles
St Joan of Arc Elementary School
Hershey, PA
Private PK - 08 347 13:1 2 miles
Hershey Early Childhood Center
Hershey, PA
Public KG - 02 392 15.3:1 2 miles
Hershey Primary Elementary School
Hershey, PA
Public 02 - 03 479 13.1:1 2 miles
Hershey Intrmd Elementary School
Hershey, PA
Public 04 - 06 519 15.8:1 2 miles
Palmyra Area Ms
Palmyra, PA
Public 06 - 08 840 15.4:1 3 miles
Lingle Avenue Elementary School
Palmyra, PA
Public KG - 05 604 18.6:1 3 miles
Pine Street Elementary School
Palmyra, PA
Public 01 - 05 373 14.6:1 3 miles
Vista School
Hershey, PA
Private UG - UG 98 7:1 4 miles
Forge Road Elementary School
Palmyra, PA
Public 01 - 05 360 16.2:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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