Building Brighter Futures and Achieving Success
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 and have access to the latest technology, scholarship opportunities, extracurricular activities, and problem-based learning opportunities. When students enroll at MHS, they become part of our supportive community and realize their future is full of possibilities. Learn more about enrolling at MHS!
Celebrating Diversity and Encouraging 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.
Teaching Teamwork and Sportsmanship Through Athletics
Milton Hershey School’s athletic program includes 14 competitive sports teams and teaches students to communicate with others, create goals, and stay active. Athletic programming also has a positive impact on students’ academic performance—our coaches motivate athletes to invest in their education and balance their priorities. By participating in athletics, students gain important life skills. Learn more!
Preparing to Succeed in the 21st Century Workforce
Studies show that students with a career concentration do better in all areas of high school. At Milton Hershey School, our students choose from one of 11 career pathways and receive specialized instruction, professional experience in the workplace, and industry-recognized certification opportunities. Through academic lessons and hands-on instruction, our students are preparing for the 21st century workforce. See what types of career pathways are available in our CTE Program.
Providing Individualized Support to Promote Lifelong Success
When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they begin building a brighter future—and ultimately, begin to pursue lifelong success. Through our Graduate Programs for Success (GPS) Division, MHS alumni receive support from staff members who are invested in their success before and after graduation. This level of support is important as alumni navigate the next steps in their lives. Take a look at how MHS alumni are changing the world!