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We are dedicated to helping children reach their fullest potential. We provide a quality education that focuses on healthy development. At Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning, children from six weeks to age 5 can grow and thrive.

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Succeeding together

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning serves children from six weeks to age 5, providing weekday education and care while connecting your family with the resources needed to succeed—with all costs covered. We are here to assist qualifying families through the enrollment journey.


Welcome to CHS–
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We plan to initially open six Early Childhood Education Centers in Pennsylvania. CHS Hershey is now open and CHS Harrisburg will open in 2024. Each location will have stimulating spaces encouraging hands-on play and exploration in a nurturing, home-like environment.

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Early learning program

Our program focuses on the whole child. It is based on leading principles in education and our experience at Milton Hershey School. A CHS education in early childhood ensures children have the knowledge, skills, and values they need to grow into their best selves.


For interested families

Learn about admissions process as well as our minimum admissions qualifications.


For interested professionals

Want to know more about current opportunities at CHS? Explore our open positions.

Our Leaders

Hear from our leaders

Hear about the vision for CHS from those leading the way in early childhood education.

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning are subsidiaries of Milton Hershey School and will be staffed and operated independently of the Milton Hershey School core model.

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.