ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
At Eisenhower Middle School, our mission is to teach the whole child to become a caring, successful, and informed citizen through a partnership involving students, staff, parents, and community. We are dedicated to providing a safe, stimulating, and developmentally appropriate learning environment where each student may enhance academic skills, build self-reliance, and strengthen a sense of responsibility to self and others as foundations for future success.
Eisenhower Middle School annually educates approximately 1,000 ethnically diverse students in grades six through eight. Located on the west side of Lawton, EMS is the oldest middle school in Lawton. The school boasts a very proud tradition which is evident as you walk through the school. Several extra-curricular activities and clubs meet regularly at EMS. FCA meets each Wednesday before school, and Chess Club meets each Monday after school. See those organizations' pages for more information. Please click on the links at the top of the page to get information on specific clubs and activities. Our school uses a wide variety of cutting edge teaching techniques as well as traditional teaching methods.
- EMS Discipline Plan
- Daily Schedule - School bell schedule, along with information concerning hours of operation.
- EMS Student Dress Code - Dress Code is in effect at all school functions (see Student Handbook).
- Student Handbook comprehensive EMS policy/regulations information.
- 2012 OSDE school report card - The state-issued school performance indicator.
- Weekly school lunch calendar - Provided by Lawton Public Schools.
- LPS Online - The official website for Lawton Public Schools.
- 2015-16 LPS bus route schedules are available on the LPS website.
Need to contact a teacher?
Visit the EMS staff page for email links to all faculty members. Additional contact information can be found here. Conferences may be scheduled through grade-level counselors. Planning periods (the best time to reach teachers) for 2014-15 are as follows:
2016-17 Immunization Requirements
4/8/16 - All children two months of age and older must present an immunization record or file for an exemption before they are allowed to attend childcare or school in Oklahoma. Please click on the link below for essential information.
LPS Board to Consider Dress Code Policy
2/22/16 - The Lawton Board of Education met recently to review the LPS Dress Code Policy. There is a current proposal before the Board to expand the modiied dress code district-wide to include all secondary schools.
We value your opinion and see your input on this important topic. Please take a few moments to answer a short survey by clicking on the link below.
UPDATE: Individuals without a Google account can now access the LPS Dress Code Survey. If you have already filled out the survey, please disregard this message.
EMS Receives Take Charge of Education Check
2/19/16 - EMS recently became the recipient of a $165 check, courtesy of the Take Charge of Education program sponsored by Target stores. Thanks to parents, teachers and other supporters, the school received donations representing 1% of purchases at Target and Target.com from those who designated EMS as their school.
LPS Transitions to SchoolMessenger Service
11/13/15 - Lawton Public Schools will transition to a new notification service, effective today. SchoolMessenger will replace SchoolWay as the disctrict's primary means of sending text, phone and email notifications to the community. In addition to placing phone calls in the event of cancellations or other events requiring immediate contact, the system will be configured to send text messages to cell phone numbers whose recipients have agreed to receive them.
There are only two requirements to receive messages via SMS text: the recipient's wireless number and "Opt-In Confirmation" from the recipient's wireless device. Those with cell numbers currently in the LPS database should receive a SchoolMessenger Opt-In Invitations message today. The message will read as follows:
"Lawton Public Schools text messages. Reply Y for aprx 3 msgs/mo. Txt HELP 4info. Msg&data rates may apply. See schoolmessenger.com/tm"
The message will be sent from short code: 67587. For additional information, please contact the school main office.
Back-to-School Information Available
8/5/15 - The latest edition of the EMS school newsletter, which includes enrollment and other basic school information, is now available online. Also available are grade-level and teacher-specific supply lists. Please note that your child's schedule will not be available until next week at enrollment, therefore it would be prudent to hold off purchasing any team/teacher-specific items on the supply lists prior to that time. Please click on the links below for more information.
2015-16 CLASS SUPPLY LISTS
Viking teacher earns regional award
5/17/15 - EMS 8th grade math teacher Donna Cook, the reigning Lawton Public Schools Teacher of the Year, was recently awarded the same honor for Southwest Oklahoma by the Air Force Association. Cook was named the AFA Southwest Oklahoma Teacher of the Year for grades K-8. This is the second consecutive year the AFA has honored a Viking teacher. Science teacher Susan Smith earned the honor in 2014.