Ignite the Spark at 2017 Opening of School Assembly
Join the Milton Hershey School community on Monday, Aug. 14 at 8 a.m. by watching a live broadcast of the 2017 Opening of School Assembly. MHS students and staff will come together to ignite the spark in all of us, and celebrate the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.
A Community of Diversity and Mutual Respect
At Milton Hershey School, we focus on staying true to Milton and Catherine Hershey’s mission of community and mutual respect. MHS students live and learn in classrooms and homes that celebrate diversity and encourage respect. Students come from different backgrounds, and learn to appreciate each other’s differences to develop lifelong friendships.
Milton Hershey School Releases 2015-2016 Annual Report
Milton Hershey School is pleased to present its 2015-2016 annual report of our students’ success. Sections include current information about the school including enrollment figures, academic growth and alumni achievements. You also will learn more about our whole child approach to educating and caring for students from lower income families.
How Schools Can Help Break the Cycle of Poverty: A Whole Child Approach
More than 16 million children in the United States—nearly one out of four—live below the federal poverty level with their families earning less than $23,550 annually. These low-income households face many challenges, from lacking economic resources, to little or no access to health and wellness care. Read the white paper, “How Schools Can Help Break the Cycle of Poverty: A Whole Child Approach” to gain valuable insight into the specific challenges children from poverty face.
Expanding Your Child’s Learning Through Advanced Technology
To ensure Milton Hershey School students are ready for life after graduation, MHS has integrated more technology into our curriculum to engage students, expand their learning, and teach the 21st-century skills necessary for postgraduate success. We have nearly 2,700 computers in classrooms, labs, libraries, and student homes with a dedicated IT department that provides students with access to updated technology and software. Learn more about the technology at MHS!
Achieving Success With Top-Notch Academics and STEAM Curriculum
Milton Hershey School students experience a rich culture of continuous learning. If they have an interest, we have a way to help them cultivate it. Our STEAM curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) helps students set a course for their future while giving them the freedom to develop their personal interests. See how students benefit from our comprehensive STEAM curriculum.
Exploring Career Options and Accelerating Students’ Growth
Studies show that students with a career concentration do better in all areas of high school. Through our renowned Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, Milton Hershey School students are able to choose from 11 different career pathways. They gain career-oriented experience through hands-on instruction, specialized classes, internship opportunities, and the ability to receive industry-recognized certifications. Learn more about our CTE program!