Your Income Shouldn’t Determine Your Child’s Outcome
At Milton Hershey School, we believe every child deserves access to top-notch educational opportunities, small class sizes, career and technical education, and scholarship opportunities. Learn more about the school and our admissions process.
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.
Using Technology to Solve Problems and Think Critically
Your child’s learning experience will be enhanced through the use of technology. At MHS, students learn how to take ownership of their education and use technology to solve problems, think critically and brainstorm creative solutions. Find out more about technology on the MHS campus.
Preparing Students for College and Career
To give students a foundation in a specific career field, our Career and Technical Education program offers 11 career pathways. Students narrow their focus and gain valuable workplace learning experiences, industry certifications, and practical skills that prepare them for college and career. Learn more about our CTE program.
Houseparents Provide a Supportive Home Life for Students
Milton Hershey School students enjoy a year-round Home Life program. Houseparent couples create active, nurturing living environments and provide the support each student needs to reach their goals. Read Clare Ogle’s blog series to learn more about daily houseparent duties.
Milton Hershey’s Legacy of Learning by Doing
Milton Hershey’s history of baking and candy-making lives on in the academic programs at MHS. After developing his passion for candy-making, Milton Hershey established a vocational program at the school to provide students with hands-on learning opportunities. Read our Milt Memories blog post to learn more about the history of the vocational program and how we have transformed our CTE program to match his vision.
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.