Equipping Students for Lifelong Success and Fulfilling, Productive Lives
At Milton Hershey School, we believe every child deserves the absolute best teachers, facilities and academic programs, regardless of a family’s income. The combination of our academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and supportive living and learning environment equip your child for achievement today and success in the future. Learn more about our approach to academics and our comprehensive STEAM curriculum.
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.
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.
Preparing Students for the 21st Century Workforce Through Career and Technical Education
Milton Hershey’s passion for hands-on learning is still the cornerstone of our approach to education today. Through our renowned Career and Technical Education program, students are able to choose from 11 different career pathways. Through hands-on instruction and specialized classes, students gain specific job skills and career/technical training in a particular field. Learn more about our CTE program!
Supporting Students and Graduates as They Pursue Lifelong Success
When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they begin building a brighter future—and ultimately, begin to pursue lifelong success. When the day comes for students to graduate from MHS, our Graduate Programs for Success (GPS) Division helps them navigate their next steps. By connecting students with support specialists who will guide them post-graduation, MHS is committed to providing individualized support services for our large network of alumni. See how we offer support to our students and graduates!
Life-Changing Careers That Make a Difference
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. Every employee at Milton Hershey School has the power to make a difference and change lives. View our employment opportunities!