Every Child Deserves a Top-Notch Education
At Milton Hershey School, we focus on educating the whole child. With rigorous academic programs, access to the latest technology, a supportive home life environment, and social and emotional learning curriculum, students have the tools they need to reach their full potential. Learn more about the academic programs at MHS.
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.
Building Character and Global Understanding
Our Character and Leadership Development program gives students learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. Staff encourage students to take personal responsibility, navigate diverse environments, persevere through challenges, and be curious learners. Find out more about our school-wide social and emotional learning curriculum.
A Safe and Nurturing Environment all Year Long
For students who choose to remain on campus during the summer, Milton Hershey School offers a Year-Round Experiences (YRE) program to support classroom learning and provide year-long enrichment. Learn more about how students are building relationships and exploring new interests in the YRE Program.
Graduating Seniors Reflect on Their MHS Legacy
As Milton Hershey School prepares for the class of 2016’s Commencement — the biggest in school history — our seniors are making decisions on colleges, careers and future goals. Read our latest Student Voices blog post to see how one of our seniors is leaving her MHS legacy.
Milton Hershey’s Personal and Professional Interest in Cuba
Milton Hershey had a personal and professional interest in Cuba. He not only built a sugar mill and town called Central Hershey, but he also founded an agricultural school. Read our blog post to learn about Milton Hershey’s philanthropy in Cuba.
Milton Hershey School Releases Annual Report
Milton Hershey School is pleased to present its 2015 annual report of our students success. Sections include current information about the school including enrollment figures, academic growth and alumni achievements.