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  • A Future Full of Possibilities and Opportunities

    At Milton Hershey School, we believe the power to build an exceptional life begins with an excellent education. Your child will learn in small classes with access to the latest technology taught by teachers who offer support in and out of the classroom. Your child can succeed in sports, make beautiful music, excel in the arts, and further his or her education after high school graduation by accruing scholarships. When your child enrolls at MHS, they become part of our family. Learn more about enrolling at MHS.

    Why Choose MHS?

  • Building Brighter Futures With 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 toward continuing education. If you want to learn more about the school and speak directly with MHS admissions counselors, visit us in your hometown during our spring family events. See how MHS can create a successful future for your child—view our prospective family event schedule.

    View Our Prospective Family Events Schedule

  • Help Your Grandchild Achieve Success in School and Life

    Join us at our Grandparents Lunch and Learn event on Friday, April 13. As an MHS student, your grandchild will be guided, nurtured and challenged to maximize his or her potential while preparing him or her for college, a career and life. Small class sizes provide individualized attention. Athletic, recreation and arts facilities offer amazing opportunities for students to explore their interests. RSVP Today!

    Grandparents Event

  • 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!

    View the Annual 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.

    A Diverse Campus to Call Home

  • 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.

    Read the White Paper

  • Succeeding in the Classroom and on the Athletic Field

    Milton Hershey School’s athletic opportunities  help students find their interests and commit to their passion.  They learn how to build lifelong friendships and  cooperate with a team that works toward a common goal.  With highly trained coaches, supportive staff, and world-class facilities, MHS Spartans have the tools they need to succeed in the field, on the court, at the rink, or on the track. Take a look at the athletic opportunities at MHS!

    MHS Athletics

  • Empowering Students Through Multicultural and Global Education

    At Milton Hershey School, our Multicultural and Global Education program provides all high school students with 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—traits that lead to success in today’s global workforce. Learn more about the program.

    MHS Multicultural and Global Education Program

  • A Safe and Supportive Environment to Live and Learn

    One of the goals of Milton Hershey School is to provide students with opportunities to develop academic knowledge and life skills for future success. MHS students are given the opportunity to excel academically and socially through athletics, the arts and other extra-curricular activities. Students have the ability to create their own experiences at the school to fit their educational and social needs. See what life is like at MHS!

    Life at MHS