Department of Secondary Schools

Anne Baldwin
Executive Director, Secondary Schools

Sally Raymond, Secretary
(614) 797-5888







Responsible for supervision of the middle and high school programs and its administrators, including Extracurricular Programs, Advanced Placement, the International Baccalaureate Programme, and the district's Athletics Program. This department also oversees the Office of Assessment & Alternative Education Services, which is responsible for all district-wide data, assessments and testing protocol as well as reporting state/district/building report card data. Additionally, this office supports the Office of College & Career Readiness, which is responsible for the College Credit Plus program, Pathways program and Career & Technical Education; and the Office of Minority Achievement. The office also directs the Alternative Education Initiatives which include: the Educational Options for Success (EOS) Program, Credit Flexibility, and Summer Learning Opportunities.  

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

The Diploma Program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is a demanding pre-university course of study that leads to examinations; it is designed for highly motivated secondary students. The program, hosted for all Westerville City Schools high school students at Westerville South High School, is a comprehensive, two-year international curriculum of which the goal is to provide students with the skills and attitudes necessary for success in higher education and employment. The curriculum coincides with, and in most cases, exceeds state and national education requirements by incorporating the best elements of national systems without being based on any one.

Innovation Generation

Innovation Generation LinkThe Innovation Generation initiative establishes career pathways into vital industry sectors in the central Ohio area. School districts, higher education institutions and business will work together to help students earn the credentials needed to fill some of central Ohio’s fastest-growing jobs. Successful completion of the program provides students with industry-specific learning and expands the next steps students will be able to take once they earn their high school diploma. Participants will be taking college-level course work that will allow them to graduate high school with specialized certifications and progress toward an associate degree. Click the logo for additional information about this exciting opportunity for our students.




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