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Be Your Greatest Self

Reflecting on Commencement Weekend

MHS celebrated our students’ accomplishments on June 7-9, 2024, with Promotion Ceremonies and the 90th Commencement Ceremony in school history. Watch the ceremonies, view photos from the events, and learn more about the Class of 2024.

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Student Enrollment

Are you interested in a new opportunity for your child? Milton Hershey School may be the answer.

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Houseparents

As a Milton Hershey School houseparent, you will change children’s lives—and they will change yours.

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Job Seekers

Find purpose in your career by sharing your skills with the students at Milton Hershey School.

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Education That Leads to Success

Every child deserves the best teachers, facilities, and academic programs, including career and technical education options. At MHS, we make that a reality for resilient children in grades pre-K through high school from qualifying families. Apply now—we enroll students year round!

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Admissions Events

Prospective families should start their MHS journey by meeting with our admissions recruiters. Join us at a Virtual Open House or in-person local event. These events are the perfect opportunity to learn more about the admissions process and ask questions.

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Houseparent Events

Potential houseparent couples can now attend virtual events with our MHS recruitment team to learn more about MHS and the careers we offer.

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About the MHS Difference

Milton and Catherine Hershey opened the school in 1909. Since then, more than 11,000 graduates from qualifying families have had their lives transformed.

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An Experience Like No Other

Students are immersed in top-notch academic programs, along with cherished traditions, when they come to our exceptional school where students live on campus in Hershey, PA—with all costs covered.

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Be Your Greatest Self

At MHS, each student is encouraged to be their greatest self. MHS classrooms have no walls, and students learn by doing, through programs that give them an early start on college and their careers.

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Fueled for Success

MHS partners with World of Outlaws, a top-tier motorsports organization, to provide students with real-world experiences in the automotive industry. Students learn from professional race car drivers and their crews and gain knowledge to fuel what comes next for them.

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A Community with One Mission

Hershey, PA is a special place. MHS students are given exciting new opportunities through our Hershey entity partners and our supportive community. Kids can learn beyond the borders of the MHS campus—and with these resources, no dream is too big.

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Virtual Campus Tour

Navigate through our scenic campus, getting a closer look at the top-tier facilities, inside classrooms, and more.

Sharing the Spartan Experience

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. Read important MHS policies on equal opportunity and diversity, equal employment opportunity, and more.