Building Brighter Futures Through a Top-Notch Education
At Milton Hershey School, we believe the power to build an exceptional life begins with an excellent education. Students learn in small classes, use the latest technology, excel in sports and the arts, and earn scholarships to further their education. Learn more about the school and how we’re building brighter 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.
Milton Hershey School Alumna Credits MHS for the Person she is Today
Milton Hershey School alumna Gabriella Harris ’08 is passionate about helping others and credits MHS for the positive human being she has become. After graduating college, Gabriella spent a year with AmeriCorps helping students in Philadelphia and assisting with citywide community service projects. Watch her Success Story to see how she carries on the tradition of giving back.
Discovering Values and Skills Through Transformative Character and Leadership Program
To help students become successful leaders and global citizens, Milton Hershey School implements social and emotional learning curriculum that is rooted in our Sacred Values. Through in-classroom lessons and teachable moments outside the classroom, students grow to understand the importance of commitment, integrity, positive spirit and mutual respect. Learn more about our transformative character and leadership program.
Teachers Create Welcoming Places for Students to Learn and Experiment
Denise Witmer, an MHS alum, has been teaching at Milton Hershey School for 22 years. When she enters her classroom every day, she makes sure students have a safe place to experiment, be adventurous and be themselves. Read Denise’s blog series to find out what a typical day is like for MHS teachers.
Houseparents Shape Lives and Ensure Student Success
Milton Hershey School students live on our campus and enjoy a year-round Home Life program. Houseparent couples create nurturing, home-like environments and support each student’s goals while they are here. Learn more about what it means to be a houseparent, including daily duties and position requirements.
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.