Class of 2020 College Acceptances: American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York), Blue Ridge Community College, Bridgewater College, Christopher Newport University, Clarkson University, College of William and Mary, Davidson College, Denison University, Dickinson College, Eastern Mennonite University, Eckerd College, Elon University, Franklin & Marshall College, Furman University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Gettysburg College, Hampden-Sydney College, Hesston College, Hope College ,Indiana University (Bloomington), James Madison University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Longwood University, Mary Baldwin University, Messiah College, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Old Dominion University, Randolph-Macon College, RMH School of Radiology, Roanoke College, Roger Williams University, Rollins College, Rønshoved School (Denmark,) Seattle University, Shenandoah University, Syracuse University, Temple University, Texas State University, United States Army, University of Lynchburg, University of Maine, University of Mary Washington, University of Miami, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina Wilmington, University of Richmond, University of San Francisco, University of South Carolina, University of Tampa, University of Tennessee, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Virginia, University of West Florida, Valparaiso University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, Washington and Lee University

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


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 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
Advanced Music
Biology (AP)
Calculus (AP)
Research Writing
English Literature (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

Global Anabaptism
US History
Global Christianity
World Issues
Earth Science
Kingdom Living
World History

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

A New Era for Choral Singing: Outdoors with Megaphones and Microphones

October 15, 2020

Choral singing is one of the most effective ways to spread COVID-19. That reality hit EMS hard, a place where singing together has been core to building community for more than 100 years. But Jared Stutzman, choral director, and student singers are not letting COVID get them down. “I continue to be amazed and grateful at the level of choral singing we are able to do this year with our outdoor microphone/sound system setup,” says Stutzman after eight weeks of in person school. Eighth grade…

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