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500 Macungie Ave

Emmaus, PA 18049

(610) 965-1650

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,452

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Emmaus High School

This school has some of the highest standards I have ever seen in a public school. From the academic rigor, to the discipline code, to the extra curricular opportunities, EHS offers students every opportunity to succeed, and the community is very supportive as well. I would not hesitate to send my ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/13/13

The outstanding education my daughter received at Emmaus High School led to a full tuition 4 year scholarship at a prestigious private college. She entered college with 27 credits she accumulated through AP courses. With a solid academic preparation she obtained at EHS she was able to graduate with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/23/11

Where to begin? The administration is poor to say the least; the only high point is that they manage to keep most of the kids out of prison, and even that is questionable. They hand out Saturday detentions to the point that it looks like a regular school day when the kids are entering the building, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/09/11

My son is in his 12 year of school, and the teachers and staff have done an outstanding job preparing Michael for the next level of education. He has made it to AP courses,because of the support provided by the counselors and teachers. Thank you EHS!!!!

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

Having 3 kids and a grandchild who have gone through Emmaus, I can safely say the focus of the school and the district is on the college-bound student. Programs and encouragement for those students has been and continues to be very good. However, this school discourages and in fact has a tendency to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/09

Emmaus H.S. is the most overcrowded and unprofessional school. The grading system horrible and last year I was told in many classes there were only a 'class set of books'. The administration had no clue until I brought it to their attention.

Posted by a parent on 03/07/09

I graduated last year and it was such a great school. The teachers were helpful and nice, the activities and sports always kept things exciting, and the students really showed a lot of school spirit. I'm so glad I went to this school!

Posted by a student on 03/23/08

EHS has great teachers and more extracurricular activities than anyone could imagine. My favorite part of the education was the availability of a strong computer science program. It has enabled me to excel in the field of IT Project Management. As others have mentioned, the 65/74/84/92 grading system ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/21/08

most of the teachers are great. the district has all the extracurricular activities for students with various interests. Emmaus field hockey is renowned, as well as basketball, and band. Due to the downtown emmaus area, some students have bad influence and lower the school grades, but most students do ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/28/07

Very strong academic and extra curricular activities. Produces many outstanding students, many attending the best colleges in the country. Strong administrators as well as a strong athletic director who has improved our facilities immensely. Very large student body creating positive competition. Plans ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/12/07

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Test scores for Emmaus High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Emmaus High School
East Penn School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Emmaus schools — Emmaus High School is located at 500 Macungie Ave, Emmaus PA 18049. 500 Macungie Ave is in the 18049 ZIP code in Emmaus, PA The school district for Emmaus High School is the East Penn School District. Emmaus High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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