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
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
On Monday, June 1, 2020, Paul Leaman, head of school, shared the following message with EMS students (grades 9-12) and parents, following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, while in police custody. Our classrooms and community gatherings such as Chapel and Neighbor Groups for grades 6-12, and elementary weekly Gathering, would provide opportunity for students, teachers and administrators to talk about issues such as these in normal times. Dear EMS Families, I write with a broken heart because of our growing national…Read More >