The Class of 2017 Stands United at 2017 Commencement
It was an exciting and emotional weekend as 194 students in the Class of 2017 received their Milton Hershey School diplomas during the school’s 83rd Commencement ceremony at Giant Center. Known as the “United Class,” the Class of 2017 gathered together among teachers, staff, family, and friends to celebrate their accomplishments.
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.
Every Child Deserves a Top-Notch Education
At Milton Hershey School, we believe every child deserves a top-notch education with small class sizes, one-on-one classroom instruction, access to the latest technology, and opportunities to earn scholarships towards continuing education. We are dedicated to maximizing the potential of children in financial need and provide all resources at no cost to your family. 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.
Holistic Education and Experiential Learning All Year Long
Our Year-Round Experiences (YRE) program is based on the philosophy that learning and development happens all year long, in and out of the classroom. When students participate in the YRE program, they benefit from a safe and nurturing environment during holiday breaks and summer months while exploring new interests and participating in enrichment programs. Learn more about YRE!
A Foundation in Modern Agriculture and STEAM Education
Milton Hershey School’s Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) Program provides students with active-learning exposure to ensure greater environmental and agricultural literacy. Through hands-on experience with crops, orchards, floriculture, beef cattle, and other animals, our students gain the skills they need for future careers in agri-business. See how MHS students gain meaningful learning experiences through our AEE Program.
Empowering Students Through Global Awareness
Through the Multicultural and Global Education program, Milton Hershey School high school students have opportunities to gain worldly experiences through international travel. The goal is to help students gain a better understanding of themselves, different cultures, and the systems in which they live. By traveling outside the United States and learning about culture, students build strong character and increase their global awareness. See what students are learning in this program!
Join Our Mission and Become a Difference-Maker
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 and go the extra mile to provide students with the support they need to reach their full potential. If you want to make a difference in the life of a student, browse the career opportunities at MHS.