Maximizing Your Child’s Potential with a Top-Notch Education
Milton Hershey School is dedicated to maximizing the potential of children in financial need. With a top-notch education, students have the power to build an exceptional life. MHS offers small class sizes, one-on-one instruction, a supportive environment to live and learn, advanced technology, and opportunities to earn scholarships toward continuing education. Learn more about the admissions process!
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!
Building a Community of Diversity and 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.
Developing 21st Century Learners Through Hands-On Learning and STEAM Curriculum
At Milton Hershey School, if our students have an interest, we have a way to help them cultivate it. Our staff is committed to helping your child grow and achieve academically—regardless of their prior levels of study. Our comprehensive Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) curriculum teaches students how to solve problems and discover their interests through hands-on learning. Learn more about our academic programming!
Preparing Students for the Global Workforce with Career and Technical Education Program
As we prepare students for successful careers after graduation, Milton Hershey School’s renowned Career and Technical Education program allows students to gain professional, hands-on experience in a field of their choice. After choosing from one of 11 career pathways, they receive specialized classes, career/technical training, professional experience in the workplace, and industry-recognized certification opportunities. Learn more about our CTE program!
A Safe and Supportive Community to Live and Learn
Milton Hershey School provides students with opportunities to develop academic knowledge and life skills for future success. Through our safe and supportive community, MHS students have the resources they need to develop physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. They also can participate in extra-curricular activities that help them excel academically and socially. See what life is like at MHS!