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Opening of School 2020

Milton Hershey School is excited to begin the 2020-21 school year with Opening of School festivities. Over the next few weeks, students and staff will enjoy a series of safe and socially distanced, themed activities. Check in on today’s fun!

A Milton Hershey School Middle Division student works on a robot during class.

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.

Male teacher and a group of middle school students play with robots.

Job Seekers

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

Milton Hershey School Middle Division students use technology in the classroom to build robots.

Education That Leads to Success

Every child deserves the best teachers, facilities, and academic programs. At MHS, we make that a reality for children from pre-K through high school.

Two middle school students and a female teacher sit at lab station in a science classroom.

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.

An Experience Like No Other

Students experience stable home lives and are immersed in exceptional academic programs when they come to this free, coed boarding school in Hershey, PA.

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. View full Equal Opportunity Policy.