Class of 2021 College Acceptances:

American University | Azusa Pacific University | Bridgewater College | Brigham Young University | Catholic University of America | College of William & Mary | Colorado School of Mines | Christopher Newport University | Dickenson College | Drexel University | Eastern Mennonite University | Eastern Michigan University | Elon University | Franklin & Marshall College | George Mason University | George Washington University | Goshen College | Goucher College | Guilford College | Hawaii Pacific University | Hesston College | International Christian University (Japan) | James Madison University | Johns Hopkins University | Juniata College | Kenyon College | Kyushu University (Japan) | Lancaster Bible College | Mary Baldwin University | Messiah College | Michigan State University | Michigan Technological University | Old Dominion University | Radford University | Randolph-Macon College | Regent University | San Diego Christian College | Shenandoah University | Sophia University (Toyko, Japan) | Smith College | Stevens Institute of Technology | Stevenson University | Temple University | University of Lynchburg | University of Colorado Boulder | University of Mary Washington | University of Maryland--Baltimore County | University of Richmond | University of San Francisco | University of South Carolina at Columbia | University of Tennessee | University of Virginia | Virginia Commonwealth University | Virginia Tech

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
• 9.5 credit of electives


Student Outcomes

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 2021 (45 students) is 2.356 to 4.395.

National Merit Finalists Since 1998 we have had 60 commended scholars, 18 finalists and one presidential scholar.

EMHS Class of 2021:  average SAT math -- 588; average SAT EBRW -- 613.

AP and Honors Courses
Advanced Music

Analytical Writing
Biology (AP)
Calculus (AP)

Chemistry (AP)
English Literature and Composition (AP)
Scientific Research Methods Statistics (AP)
World History (AP)

Optional Honors
Algebra II
English 9 & 10 (2nd semester)
Short Fiction
Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Spanish III, IV

Dual Enrolled Robotics I-IV

Global Anabaptism
US History
Creative Writing
Global Christianity
World Issues
Kingdom Living
World History


Organic Chemistry

College Matriculations 2013-17

Eighty-five percent of EMHS graduates attend college upon graduation. A number of our graduating seniors opt to perform service and/or mission work immediately after high school before continuing their education, a true extension of our mission.

Recent graduates have attended:
American University
American University of Paris
Belmont University
Bluffton University
Boston University
Bridgewater College
Calvin College
Catholic University of America
Christopher Newport University
College of William and Mary
College of Wooster
Christian University
Culinary Institute of America, NY
East Tennessee State University
Eastern Mennonite University
Franklin & Marshall College
George Mason University
Gordon College
Goshen College
Grove City College
Hesston College
James Madison University

Juniata College
LeTourneau University
Liberty University
Laboratory Inst. of Merchandising
Longwood University
Marymount University
MA Coll. of Pharmacy & Health Sci.
Messiah College
Occidental College
Old Dominion University
Pennsylvania State University
Radford University
Regent University
Roanoke College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Shenandoah University
Temple University
Trinity College Dublin
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of California, Irvine
University of California, San Diego
University of Denver
University of Georgia

University of Louisville
University of Mary Washington
University of Miami
University of NC at Chapel Hill
University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown
University of Richmond
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Virginia
University of Waterloo
University of Wyoming
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Tech
Washington and Lee University
Washington University in St. Louis
West Virginia University
Wheaton College IL

EMS Students in the News

Four Women’s Legacy Gifts Fund EMES Building

January 7, 2022

DRAFT — No ready for publication… These are the stories of four Mennonite women who loved children and education, and who are having an impact at Eastern Mennonite School today and into the future. Each of them included EMS in their will. When they died, EMS received the bequests and worked with their families to identify the best use of these funds. Their combined gifts totaled $890,354 and ended up covering nearly one-quarter of the renovation costs of Eastern Mennonite Elementary School, a project completed in…

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