Developing Successful Leaders and Global Citizens
Our Character and Leadership Development program, otherwise known as The Compass Project, is designed to help pre-K through 12th grade students discover their values and learn the skills they need to become successful leaders and compassionate, global citizens. It also reinforces our commitment to the principle of developing the whole child. See how we’re building upon the school’s sacred values through our Character and Leadership Development program.
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.
Providing Opportunities and Resources at No Cost to Your Family
Milton Hershey School believes the power to build an exceptional life begins with an excellent education. We are dedicated to maximizing the potential of children in financial need by providing small class sizes, one-on-one classroom instruction, advanced technology, and opportunities to earn scholarships toward continuing education. Want to see if your child would thrive in our school community? Learn more about the admissions process at MHS.
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.
Committing to Hands-On Learning and STEAM Curriculum
Milton Hershey School’s STEAM curriculum teaches students to think critically, make decisions about their learning process through a design thinking model, and seek solutions to open-ended problems and challenges. Combined with our dedicated teaching staff, state-of-the-art classrooms, and academic rigor, students are challenged to reach their full potential. Learn more about our academic programs.
Exploring Career Paths and Providing Individualized Instruction
Studies show that students with a career concentration do better in all areas of high school. Through Milton Hershey School’s Career and Technical Education program, we’re better preparing our students for success. MHS students choose from 11 different career pathways, and through academic lessons and hands-on instruction, students gain specific job skills for various fields. Find out more about our renowned CTE program.
Motivating Athletes Through Competitive and Recreational Sports
At Milton Hershey School, our athletic opportunities help students find their interests and commit to their passion. They also learn how to build lifelong friendships and cooperate with a team that works toward a common goal. Coaches motivate athletes, encourage positive attitudes, and help them balance academics and sports. Learn more about our competitive and recreational sports.
The Power to Make a Difference
At Milton Hershey School, our employees shape the lives of the students they serve every day. Employees bring diverse skills and experiences to our school community—the common thread we share is our commitment to the school’s mission. Everyone has the power to make a difference for our students. Join our team!