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Eastern Mennonite High School

Eastern Mennonite High School is a coeducational private Mennonite traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City

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Overview

Overview

Eastern Mennonite High School says

Our mission: Eastern Mennonite School joins home and church in calling students to faith in Jesus Christ, academic excellence, personal integrity, and compassionate service in the world. Our educational philosophy: EMS has served Harrisonburg and the surrounding counties for over 90 years, combining an academically challenging curriculum with a strong commitment to Christian discipleship, peace and justice issues, service, and a global outlook.The K-12 curriculum is designed to foster reading, research, writing and presentation skills that grow student curiosity, creative and insightful thinking, organizational strategies and a moral social conscience. A strong college preparatory track includes honors, Advanced Placement, and other advanced courses. Regular activities are also designed to help students grow spiritually as well as intellectually. In study, worship, and play, students are challenged to integrate faith with life -- to learn and apply Biblical standards to life's decisions. A participatory-based co-curricular program at the elementary level encourages exploration of athletics and other interests. Secondary students further refine skills and confidence in performance through a music program, including a choir which tours internationally, drama and musical theater, service opportunities, a wide variety of clubs, and competitive athletics. Eastern Mennonite School is a K-12 private school that is: Academically challenging – Our intentionally designed curriculum and instruction is based on understandings from brain-research and modified to meet the educational needs of every enrolled student. Four diploma options are available to ensure student success at every level. Christ centered – We are respectful of one another’s church traditions while nurturing Christian ethics as best practices for humanity as based on the example and teachings of Jesus. Community committed – Faculty, staff and parents work together to provide a safe place of acceptance, belonging and care for each student and one another. Students have the opportunity to engage in 19 interscholastic sports, over 30 co-curricular club offerings and a wide variety of fine and performing arts options. Peace builders – Together, we actively seeking to build positive relationships between all peoples through creative, respectful and nonviolent means. Globally-minded – Through curricular, experiential and travel opportunities, we grow student awareness in the complexities of the world, heighten sensitivity to the needs of the less fortunate, and express appreciation for the multitude of blessings we experience in the United States. Service engaged – Based on Jesus’ teaching toward others, we encourage student volunteerism, sharing of talent, and giving of resources within local, national and world communities.

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Finance

Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (540) 236-6021
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 384
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 11
1 6
2 9
3 11
4 9
5 13
6 30
7 29
8 45
9 54
10 56
11 57
12 54

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Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 84%
Multi-racial 9%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

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