School Life

Points of Pride

  • In January of 2011, East Hills earned full authorization as an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme World School.
  • North Central Accredited School.
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) with a focus on the traits of being respectful, responsible, and safe.
  • Accelerated math classes offered for advanced students.
  • Spanish offered in fifth grade; Chinese and Spanish offered in sixth through eighth grades.
  • Sixth through eighth grade Unified Arts Program provides a creative and integrated exploratory experience in the Fine Arts, Technology, and Life Skills.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) technology instruction which includes information, design and systems technologies.
  • Student – teacher ratio approximately 25:1.
  • Wireless access throughout the building.
  • Interactive/Promethean Boards in every classroom.
  • Over 20 sports opportunities offered.
  • A wide range of co-curricular club offerings.
  • Red Ribbon Week: a spirit week that celebrates healthy choices and a healthy life, including a school wide assembly that promotes a safe, engaging, and fun school culture.
  • Talent Show: a time to create space for our students to perform and showcase their talents while the entire school community celebrates our students' achievements.
  • Empty Bowls: a school-wide event highlighting issues of hunger locally and around the world with a curricular focus on community and service.
  • Multicultural Night: a night dedicated to the celebration of culture that includes international cuisine, world music, cultural displays, and cross-cultural games.
  • Field Day: a day filled with multi-grade level collaboration focusing on both physical and brain-based challenges incorporating and blending together both our IB and PBIS philosophies.
  • Academic Extension courses offered in seventh and eighth grade that promote and encourage leadership, reflection, and student action.
  • Michigan Green School: Emerald Status