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Student Enrollment

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



As an MHS 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. At MHS, we make that a reality for working-class children from pre-K through high school. Apply now—we enroll students year round!


Virtual Open Houses

Prospective families should start their MHS journey by meeting with our admissions counselors—from the safety of their own homes! Join us at an upcoming Virtual Open House. These webinars are the perfect opportunity to learn more about the admissions process and ask questions.

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Online Information Sessions

Potential houseparent couples can now attend an online information session to meet with our MHS recruitment team. Join us at an upcoming webinar and learn more about Milton Hershey School and the careers we offer.

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MHS Hosts Poverty Talks Series

Join our upcoming four-part live stream series focusing on the childhood poverty crisis in the U.S. Learn how MHS and its thought leaders are facing the challenges of poverty head on. Register to receive an alert and add the dates to your calendar.

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About the MHS Difference

Milton and Catherine Hershey opened the school in 1909. Since then, more than 10,000 students from lower income families have had their lives transformed.

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An Experience Like No Other

Students experience stable home lives and are immersed in top-notch academic programs, along with cherished traditions, when they come to this free, coed boarding school in Hershey, PA.

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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.

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.