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Success Starts Here

As a parent or caregiver, you want what is best for the children in your life. For some families struggling to make ends meet, the education and life experiences at Milton Hershey School offer an increased opportunity for future success.

Even during the global COVID-19 pandemic, MHS remains open. We continue to provide our students with safe and nurturing homes and top-notch virtual learning. And, we continue to recruit and enroll new students who may benefit from MHS.

Ready to learn more?

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Getting Started

The most rewarding opportunities come through boldness, bravery, and trying something new. Take a close look at the criteria for admissions and the application process. It will help you decide if MHS is the right fit as you consider a change.

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Tools to Help You Decide

There are many ways to help you make the decision to send your child to MHS. Request and review printed materials. Or, speak with a member of our team. We host free information events in communities throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding states. You can watch our Virtual Prospective Family Event presentation online. You can also join us at an event on campus. We can’t wait to connect with you!

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Take the Next Step

If you think your child will thrive at MHS, we invite you to apply for admissions.

More Questions?

Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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Parent and Sponsor Resources

Even while your child is away at MHS, you will always stay connected. And we offer support resources to guide you both through the transition.

Contact Us

We’re happy to help you learn more about MHS and how your child can benefit from an education here.

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Meet Our Admissions Counselors

MHS has a full team of admissions counselors. This group supports prospective students during the MHS admissions journey. They are assigned based on where a student lives.

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.