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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Milton Hershey School is an above average, private, boarding school located in Hershey, PA. It has 2,020 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. Tuition is $0 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 63% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
1201 Homestead Lane
Hershey, PA 17033
Telephone
(717) 520-2074

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$0
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1090
171 responses
Average ACT
25
8 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
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  • Homecoming Game
    19%
  • Student Home Vacations
    16%
  • Graduation
    14%
  • Cocoa Bean
    12%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Senior Nights
    9%
  • Class trip
    7%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,020
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
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Milton Hershey School Reviews

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Milton Hershey school is a school that is intended to change the young lives of the less fortunate in this world. While attending MHS , you are surrounded by positive influences and support no matter what. The teachers are there to guide you through your school work, security is there to ensure your safety, and any other adult is willing and able to give each and every student help. There is so many different opportunities on this campus it's hard to choose from. The variety of clubs, groups, sports and activities you can join is outstanding. I can not name one school in my district that is so willing and giving as my school. It offers education and shelter for children from pre-k to 12th grade. It doesn't get any better than that!
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The school is funded very well and the school does use the funds wisely in order to help out students, however, the student culture does suffer a little and could definitely be improved. However, the school is very strong at helping current students go to college. It is also very supportive for those who may think that college isn't for them, supporting the World of Work and the Military. The teachers are great teachers who are willing to share and create a healthy relationship between them and their students. Safety at the school is a huge priority of the school, as well. Sports is where Milton Hershey shines, too, having attained many notable awards and won multiple championships, they have great student-athletes and coaching staff.
I love the supportive atmosphere! I made some very strong relationships and they helped my family and me through difficult times. The institution was founded in 1909 so much of their rules and traditions are still representative of that.