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Student Enrollment

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

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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 counselors. 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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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.


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.