Admisiones

Thank you for your interest in Eastern Mennonite School! Please explore this website to find information about each of our school divisions and life at EMS.

The application process for academic year 2023-24 began November 1, 2022.

International student inquiries, please click here for your unique information.

If you are unable to find the answer to your questions on these pages, please phone 540-236-6021 or email admissions@easternmennonite.org

Damos la bienvenida a los estudiantes en cualquier nivel de grado, desde kindergarden infantes hasta el grado 12, a nuestra educación experimental con énfasis en las artes en una comunidad de fe solidariaAcogemos a estudiantes con una amplia gama de intereses y niveles de habilidad.

"We love the global perspective, and the desire to work with and understand the perspective of others. We love the emphasis on community and communication within the school and the many varied opportunities to work with students of all ages. We love the priority placed on individual/self-directed learning, outdoor experiences, creativity/fine arts, and tangible leadership opportunities for even the youngest students."      —EMS Parent

STEP 1:  VISIT. Register for an Open House or a Family Visit Day (dates here), or schedule a personal tour. Admissions events and tours are available throughout the school year. Complete an inquiry form to indicate interest and to register.

STEP 2:  REVIEW TUITION. Trabajamos con cada familia para que la educación EMS sea asequible. Revise nuestro modelo de matrícula page and talk with admissions and business office personnel about affordability (see STEP 3).

STEP 3:  APPLY ONLINE. Complete la solicitud en línea after Nov. 1 and work through the admissions checklist (your inquiry prior to Nov. 1 puts you in the system in order of submission). Complete the solicitud de asistencia para la matrícula FACTS application between February 1 and March 15 if you would like to be considered for needs-based assistance.

Unfortunately, we are not accepting applications for grades 1-5 for fall of 2023. Por favor complete the inquiry form so we can inform you of openings as we plan for future elementary growth opportunities!

STEP 4:  ENROLL. In April, after completing the admissions process, finalize enrollment using our online enrollment system. A $350 non-refundable general fee is due upon enrollment.

Beyond 2023-2024

Parents who are thinking of admissions in future school years:  The admissions application opens in November for the upcoming school year only. To be notified of future admissions events and application openings, please complete an inquiry form so that we can stay in touch.

Important Dates

  • Nov. 1:  Application process for the coming year opens.
  • Nov. 1 - Feb. 15:  No application fee!
  • Feb. 16 - verano: tarifa de solicitud de $50
  • February 28:  FACTS tuition assistance application due. $35 processing fee.
  • March 1 - summer:  Enrollment for new students for the coming year, as space allows; $350 non-refundable student general fee must be paid to secure spot.

Documentos necesarios para la admisión:

Kindergarten

  • Aplicaciones en línea
  • Referencia del maestro de preescolar
  • Referencia personal
  • Certificado de nacimiento
  • Calendario de vacunación
  • (Virginia School Entrance Health form - submitted before the start of the school year)

Grados 1-5

  • Aplicaciones en línea
  • Referencia actual del profesor
  • Referencia personal
  • Copias de registros escolares o trabajos de educación en el hogar

Grados 6-12

  • Aplicaciones en línea
  • Referencia actual del profesor
  • Referencia personal
  • Pastor / referencia espiritual (opcional)
  • Copias de registros escolares o trabajos de educación en el hogar
  • Two handwritten essays

Estudiantes escolares en el hogar: Además de los documentos anteriores, los estudiantes educados en el hogar que ingresan a la escuela por primera vez deben proporcionar una copia del calendario de vacunación del estudiante y el formulario de Salud de Entrada a la Escuela de Virginia (presentado antes del inicio del año escolar).

EMS has made admissions easy and convenient! After the application form has been submitted, parents/guardians will follow a checklist to complete the remaining items for the student's admission file. Your help is necessary to complete the process quickly — and the admissions office is ready to guide you and to answer your questions during the process!

The admission file is complete when the school has received the application and all checklist items. We will review it and contact you with questions. Occasionally, we may request additional information or may schedule a meeting with families during the admission phase.

EMS da la bienvenida a los estudiantes que requieren apoyo para el aprendizaje y ofrece los servicios de un Coordinador de servicios de apoyo al aprendizaje. Los servicios ofrecidos son posibles gracias a los fondos de IDEA y Título II. La gama de servicios proporcionados depende de las necesidades de cada estudiante y de los recursos de la escuela.

Eastern Mennonite School no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, discapacidad, origen nacional o étnico o religión, y admite a los estudiantes a todos los derechos, privilegios, programas y actividades generalmente concedidos o puestos a disposición de los estudiantes en la escuela.

La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender las consultas relacionadas con las políticas de no discriminación de la escuela, incluida su política del Título IXAndrea Wenger, Directora de Avance. 

Para obtener ayuda relacionada con el Título IX u otras leyes de derechos civiles, comuníquese con la OCR at OCR@ed.gov o 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.