Tools to Make an Informed Decision
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Having the tools to make an informed decision is critical. Let’s start the conversation!
Working-class families interested in exploring Milton Hershey School’s top-notch education, extracurricular opportunities, and safe campus community can connect with us in many ways. Join our 110-plus years of tradition and student success.
Do You Qualify?
We know your time is valuable. Before starting the enrollment process, first review our minimum admissions qualifications to make an informed decision. Make sure your child meets the minimum qualifications. We are here to answer admissions questions you may have.
Virtual Open Houses
Prospective families should start their MHS journey by meeting with an admissions counselor—from the convenience 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 to make an informed decision. Or, start your MHS journey by requesting information.
The Decision to Apply
Amazing opportunities often require sacrifice, and we value your choice. Review some alternate viewpoints to common concerns as you consider taking the next step.
The Application Process
MHS enrolls students year round—apply now! We cannot wait to move your family’s MHS journey forward. Once you’ve determined what’s needed to apply, it’s time to start the process by submitting an application for admission.
How to Talk about MHS
Making the choice to enroll a student at MHS is hard. Some families tell us they don’t know what to say to the important people in their lives. We can help.
Download a flyer for conversation-starter ideas. Or, contact our admissions counselors for additional resources.
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.
Explore the Admissions Welcome Center
Drag to see a 360-degree view of the Milton Hershey School Admissions Welcome Center. Then, click to engage with interactive content.
Professional Referrals: Changing Lives Together
School counselors or social services professionals can help MHS open doors for students that may otherwise be closed. Your referrals matter! Learn how you can take advantage of MHS resources and extend your impact.
Options for Younger Students
Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning is a subsidiary of Milton Hershey School. CHS provides a cost-free educational, social, and cognitive day program to children of lower income from birth to age 5. CHS was inspired by MHS and is operated independently of the MHS core model.