Building Exceptional Lives Through a Top-Notch Education
At Milton Hershey School, every child receives a top-notch education with small class sizes, one-on-one classroom instruction, access to the latest technology, and opportunities to accrue scholarships towards continuing education. All of these things come at no cost to the children’s families. Our goal is to partner with families to bring out the best in their child while giving them the necessary life skills to lead a productive, successful future. Learn more about the admissions process!
Providing Support and Understanding Through Grief Awareness
Milton Hershey School recently partnered with Highmark Caring Place to provide support to elementary students during Children’s Grief Awareness Day—a nationwide movement that’s devoted to supporting children in their grief and helping them realize they aren’t alone. Students shared heartfelt messages and words of encouragement that were displayed on a “tree of hope” to stimulate community and understanding. Learn more about the care and support MHS provides our students through our holistic approach to education.
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.
Building Strong Character and Global Understanding
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 transformative character and leadership program builds on the school’s sacred values, which include commitment to mission, integrity, positive spirit and mutual respect. Learn more about the program.
Encouraging Athletic Excellence and Sportsmanship
Milton Hershey School student athletes know what it means to be a Spartan. Whether they participate in competitive or intramural sports, our athletes display school pride and respect for the Spartan mascot by competing with courage, resilience, loyalty and determination. 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 offerings at MHS!
Life-Changing Careers in an Inclusive 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!
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!