Top-Notch Academics and Holistic Approach to Education
At Milton Hershey School, our top-notch academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and supportive environment equip your child for achievement today and success in the future. To help students make the most of their education, we follow a holistic, whole-child approach to education and provide enrichment programs, extra-curricular activities, and a comprehensive STEAM curriculum. Learn more about our academic program.
Milton Hershey School Shares Success in 2016-17 Annual Report
Milton Hershey School is a place of life-changing opportunity. With an unwavering commitment to our founders’ vision, we prepare students to succeed at levels they never imagined possible. Our whole child approach to education empowers students to overcome obstacles and reach their goals through individualized attention and award-winning programs that develop leadership, character, and a growth mindset. In our 2016-17 Brown and Gold annual report, we took a look at the excellent education and nurturing environment our school provides. View the report!
A Diverse Community That Encourages Mutual Respect
At Milton Hershey School, we focus on staying true to Milton and Catherine Hershey’s mission of community and mutual respect. MHS students live and learn in classrooms and homes that celebrate diversity and encourage respect. Students come from different backgrounds, and learn to appreciate each other’s differences to develop lifelong friendships.
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.
Specialized Classes and Hands-On Learning Through Career and Technical Education
Through our Career and Technical Education program, we’re better preparing MHS students for 21st century success. Students are able to choose from 11 different career pathways where they receive specialized classes, hands-on instruction, professional experience in the workplace, industry-recognized certification opportunities, and career/technical training in a particular field. See what our Career and Technical Education program is like!
Building Character and Global Understanding Through Character and Leadership Development Program
Milton Hershey School’s 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. The curriculum challenges students to reach their greatest leadership potential by developing social awareness, self-management, growth mindset, and decision-making abilities. Learn more about the program!
Life-Changing Careers in a Diverse School Community
Milton Hershey School employees have the power to make a difference every day. Employees bring diverse skills and experiences to our school community and shape the lives of the students they serve. Staff go the extra mile to provide students with the support they need to reach their full potential. View the life-changing career opportunities at MHS!