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

Spiritual Renewal Week to Explore “Zotanos!”

January 21, 2020

Rebecca W. Tyson, a Bible teacher and inspirational speaker from Broadway, Virginia, will be guest speaker for EMS’ Spiritual Renewal Week Feb. 17-21 on the theme “Zotanos!” “Zotanos is the Greek word for ‘alive!’,” says Rebecca. Each chapel talk, she will give a fresh, energetic, unique perspective on familiar Bible stories and characters such as Gideon, Esther, Zacchaeus and the unsuspecting shepherds. “Each story will dig deeper into how they — and we!– can have a more Zotanos relationship with God,” she says. Rebecca began…

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