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Tools to Make an Informed Decision

Get the Info You Need

Having the tools to make an informed decision is critical. We provide many ways for you to learn about MHS and imagine how your child might fit. Read how we engage with prospective families. Or, connect with us right now now if you’re ready to get started.

Attend a Virtual Open HouseConnect with a CounselorText Us (717-647-5050)Request Info

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Do You Qualify?

We know your time is valuable. Before starting the enrollment process, first review our minimum admissions qualifications. Make sure your child meets the minimum qualifications. We are here to answer admissions questions you may have.

Next, choose how you would like gather more details: attending a Virtual Open House or submitting an inquiry.

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Virtual Open Houses

Prospective families should start their MHS journey by meeting with an admissions counselor—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. Or, start your MHS journey by requesting information.

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The Application Process

Submit an application to begin the admission process. On average, it is a nine-month process—apply now! We cannot wait to move your family’s MHS journey forward.

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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.

Download Our Counselor List (PDF)Text Us (717-647-5050)

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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.

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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.

Request Accommodations

Are you joining us at an event on-campus or in the community? Does a family member need accommodations? Contact the Admissions team at least three days in advance to request assistance.

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.