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About This School

Eastern Middle School is a public middle school in Forest Hills. The principal of Eastern Middle School is Mr. David Washburn, whose e-mail is dWashburn@fhps.net. 435 students attend Eastern Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 12% of the 435 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Eastern Middle School is 16:1. Central Woodlands 5/6 School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Japanese
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 88%
Asian 8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 4%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 2% 2%
Hawaiian 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 9%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    AWESOME Teachers and Athletics. I have gotten Honor Roll Twice. Good Leadership by Administration! I love how the teachers challenge us to achieve high goals of learning each day

  • (3 years ago)

    Best school in the state! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

  • (5 years ago)

    We moved into the area from out of state about 1 year ago and specifically chose Eastern Middle School out of many high quality schools in the area. We have found outstanding teachers but also teachers that give the students material to read and don't even 'teach'. Our child is in 'Challenge' classes and we haven't found that she is being challenged unless you consider more homework as high quality education. The school espouses developmentally appropriate instruction for the 7/8 student body but I don't see a lot of that happening. The 'electives' look great on paper but the kids don't seem to enjoy these classes (except foreign language). Our child has made many friends but that might be attributed to her personality and zeal for sports. Overall I think my child is getting a good education but it has not be the high quality that I was looking for.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter had special needs and they have a wonderful Support program that really made a difference for her. Her grades went from D's and E's to A's B's and C's. Her self esteem has soared. She loves her school. She is moving to the high school section this year and they counsel the parents and the kids on the transition. It really helped when it came to picking her classes.

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