A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height, consisting of a Coat of Arms blazoned: Shield: Tierced in pairle reversed; first, Vert, an open book surmounted in bend by a key, ward up, Or; second, Vert, a winged foot to sinister, Or; third, Tenné, a dexter hand issuing from base surmounting the base of a globe, Or; Crest: On a wreath of the colors or and Vert, a lion's face, Or. Attached to sides and below the shield, a Green triparted scroll inscribed "WITHIN YOUR REACH" in Gold letters. Attached to and arced above the shield and passing behind the lion's face an Orange scroll inscribed "ELY" on the left and "H.S." on the right in Gold letters.
Orange and yellow are the school colors. The tiger is the school's mascot. The open book and key symbolize that education is the key to knowledge and academic achievements. The winged foot represents the physical training of the Cadets. The hand reaching for the globe symbolizes dedication and spirit of the cadets.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 26 August 1991.