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.
Building Brighter Futures With a Top-Notch Education
Milton Hershey School is dedicated to maximizing the potential of children in financial need. We provide every imaginable resource, including a comprehensive STEAM curriculum, advanced technology, supportive staff, world-class facilities, scholarship opportunities, and a nurturing, home-like environment. Learn more about our admissions process, and see how we’re helping students build productive, successful futures.
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.
Creating Student-Centered Learning Environments Through Technology
At Milton Hershey School, technology is a tool that allows students to communicate and collaborate to solve real-world problems. All students in grades 11 and 12 are assigned a laptop computer, and all elementary and middle school students have access to various technological devices. With nearly 2,700 computers and 800 iPads on the MHS campus, students benefit from a personalized learning experience.
Nurturing Successful Leaders and Global Citizens
To reinforce our commitment to developing the whole child, Milton Hershey School’s character and leadership development program challenges students to reach their greatest leadership potential. With lessons focused on social and emotional learning, spiritual development, character and leadership development, and health and wellness, we’re preparing students for all facets of the future. Learn more about the program!
Providing Experiential Learning and Hands-On Experience
Milton Hershey School’s Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) curriculum incorporates STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) to expose students to real-world, project-based learning and empower them to apply their knowledge, take on new challenges, and achieve postsecondary success. AEE provides MHS students hands-on experience with crops, orchards, floriculture, beef cattle, dairy goats, sheep, small animals and horses. See how students are thriving in this program!
Displaying School Pride and Commitment to Excellence
Milton Hershey School has a long tradition of developing students who succeed both in the classroom and on the athletic field. To do this, student athletes learn to manage their time, balance priorities, collaborate with their peers, and build strong character and leadership. Students can participate in competitive sports or intramural and recreational sports. Learn more about our athletic program!
Shape the Lives of Students with a Life-Changing Career
If you want to make a difference, the Milton Hershey School community is committed to going the extra mile and ensuring our students reach their full potential. Whether you have experience teaching, landscaping, cooking, or caring for children, every MHS employee has the power to make a difference. View current job openings at MHS.