EMHS teachers and administrators strive to nurture each graduate into whole people with skills that will serve them well in the next stage of their lives, whether that is in college, the work force or volunteer work. Our graduates stand out in college and university settings as strong writers and critical thinkers. They have developed study skills, self awareness and emotional maturity that prepare them for a complex, inter-connected world.
Minimum Graduation Requirements
• 4 credits of English
• 3 credits of mathematics
• 3 credits of science
• 3 credits of social studies
• 2 credits of physical and health education (including driver’s education)
• 2 credits of Bible
• 1 credit of fine arts
• .5 credit of family & consumer science or technology education
• .5 credit of communications technology
EMHS does not rank students as the small size and composition of our student body does not yield meaningful data.
GPA range for the Class of 2018 (41 students) is 2.212 to 4.403.
National Merit Finalists Since 1998 we have had 52 commended scholars, 14 finalists and one presidential scholar.
EMHS Class of 2018 SAT Score Ranges*/Mean Scores
EBRW 410-620 563 Math 490-710 658 Writing 460-590 553
*Ranges for the middle 50% of scores
AP and Honors Courses
English Literature (AP)
Scientific Research Methods Statistics (AP)
World History (AP)
English 9 & 10 (2nd semester)
Anatomy & Physiology
Spanish III, IV
EMS Students in the News
Jay Hartzler, music teacher and choir director from 1981 to 2015, built a podium for the new auditorium in 2005, which was part of a arts wing to the 1964 building. He built the podium with wood from property owned by some of the school’s long-time founding families, including Laban Peachy, Jean Fisher ’65 and Homer Mumaw. It is built in the shape of the auditorium’s roof line and, from 2005 to 2019, featured an in-lay of the school’s then flame logo. In 2019 the…Read More >