A Family’s Income Shouldn’t Determine a Child’s Outcome
At Milton Hershey School, we believe all students deserve access to a top-notch education regardless of a family’s income. Your child will have access to small class sizes, the latest technology, a nurturing environment, scholarship opportunities and more. All of these things come at no cost to your family. Learn more about the MHS admissions process.
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.
Boosting College and Career Readiness through Summer Internships
As part of the Career and Technical Education Program at MHS, students choose from 11 career pathways to prepare for college and the workplace. Rising seniors have the opportunity to complete summer internships at local businesses to solidify their career goals and gain professional skills. See some of the exciting work MHS interns are completing this summer.
Students Travel Abroad in Multicultural and Global Education Program
To empower students with worldly experiences and help them gain a better understanding of different cultures, Milton Hershey School offers international service learning opportunities. A group of 17 MHS students traveled to Ghana this summer to learn about civic responsibility, leadership, ethics and empathy. Learn more about this international trip.
Maintaining Historic Roots in Architecture and Landscaping
Milton Hershey had a deep-rooted appreciation for nature, and he incorporated landscaping, architecture and agriculture into Milton Hershey School’s programs and curriculum. Today, his love for nature can be seen across campus through historic pieces of architecture and landscaping. Read the blog post and view photos.
Helping Graduates Achieve their Definition of Post-Grad Success
Across the country, one out of three students are first-generation college students. To help Milton Hershey School students make the transition to college, technical programs, the workforce or the military, MHS administrators have created the Graduate Program for Success (GPS) Department. Career counselors and transition specialists work with students before and after graduation to provide individualized support and resources to guide them through every phase of life. Read the blog post to learn about the GPS Department’s support services.
Milton Hershey School Releases Annual Report
Milton Hershey School is pleased to present its 2015 annual report of our students success. Sections include current information about the school including enrollment figures, academic growth and alumni achievements.