Our goal at EMS is to launch graduates into the world who are equipped mentally, emotionally, academically, and spiritually to navigate their future. We are proud of all of our students, whether they pursue higher education, a wage-earning job, training in the trades, voluntary service, or a "gap year" experience after graduation.
Four members of the class of '22 (see the photo caption, right) completed programs at Massanutten Technical Center, preparing them for jobs and further study in particular areas of that help fulfill our mission of preparing students to excellence, integrity, and service in the world.
Class of 2022 College Acceptances:
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
• 9.5 credit of electives
EMHS does not rank students as the small size and composition of our student body does not yield meaningful data.
Class of 2022 (36 graduates)
- 81% went on to higher education
- 11% embarked on a gap year to pursue a service assignment with a church or other learning agency
- 8% entered the workforce full time
- GPA range was 1.9786 to 4.3834.
National Merit Finalists: Since 1998 we have had 60 commended scholars, 18 finalists and one presidential scholar.
AP and Honors Courses
English Literature and Composition (AP)
Scientific Research Methods Statistics (AP)
World History (AP)
English 9 & 10 (2nd semester)
Anatomy & Physiology
Spanish III, IV
Dual Enrolled Robotics I-IV
EMS Students in the News
Gifts given to Eastern Mennonite School through the Great Community Give on April 19, 2023 will support the addition of the Gathering Space on the school’s elementary building. Gifts of any size will support construction of the Gathering Space by helping to fund hardscaping materials, a vaulted ceiling, and oversize doors and windows that promote access to the outdoors. Eastern Mennonite School was founded in 1917 and aspires to provide a “learning community every student can belong, thrive, and live God’s call.” In 2005, the elementary…Read More >