Why Us


PreK-12th Grade Enrollment: 495

AQuESTT District Classification

2019-2020 - Excellent 2018-2019 - Excellent 2017-2018 - Excellent

Teacher Average Years of Experience


ACT Scores

2019 ACT District Composite Average: 21.3 2019 ACT State Composite Average: 20.0

Highly Successful Programs

Award Winning FBLA, FCCLA, SkillsUSA program

State Championships/Runner-Ups

State Champions: 2008 Boys Basketball 1997 and 1998 Speech State Champions State Runner-Ups: 2018 Boys Golf 2016 Boys Basketball 2001 Boys Basketball 2000 Speech 1999 Speech 1995 Boys Golf


Trisha Nichelson

Trisha Nichelson has been in Education for 21 years, with the last 2 years being Elementary Principal. She holds degrees from UNL and Masters from Concordia. She enjoys boating, jogging, attending sports activities. "Everyone is all in" is what Mrs. Nichelson enjoys most at E-M.

- Trisha Nichelson

Bryce Chudomelka

Bryce Chudomelka has been at E-M for 2 years as a Special Education Teacher and Assistant Football / JH Track Coach. Bryce has a degree from Doane. He enjoys the staff at E-M, and the kids having a great attitude each day. In his free time he golfs and hangs with friends. He is married to Paige.

- Bryce Chudomelka

April Bacon

April Bacon has been at E-M for 15 years. April holds degree's from NWU and Concordia University. Her spare time she enjoys walks, shopping, and activities of her kids. The students passion for learning and being respectful is what April enjoys most about E-M. April's family is Keegan and 4 kids.

- April Bacon