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District Profile

Our General Fund Budget

  • FY22 Appropriations: $201.9 million
  • FY21 Per-pupil expenditure: $13,195

Our Schools

  • Total number of school/program sites: 26
  • Elementary schools: 15
    • Includes two Magnet Program sites for Arts, Math, Science, & World Cultures 
  • Middle schools: 5
  • High schools: 3
  • Preschool/Early Learning Center: 1
  • Academic Enrichment Center: 1

Our Students

Total number of students: 14,631

  • Grades Pre-K-5: 6,761

  • Grades 6-8: 3,238

  • Grades 9-12: 4,632

Class of 2022 graduates: 1,179

ACT EXAM

WCSD

STATE

NATION

English

22.3

18.2

19

Math

23.4

19.2

19.3

Reading

24.3

20

20.4

Science

23.5

19.7

19.9

Composite

23.5

19.4

19.8

SAT EXAM

WCSD

STATE

NATION

Math

526

525

521

ERW

518

528

529

Total

1044

1053

1060

Our Employees

  • Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1,634
  • Total FTE Licensed Staff: 1,123
    • % w/Master’s degree or higher: 74.9
    • % w/10+ years experience: 51.4
    • % properly certified/licensed teaching a core subject area: 100
    • Beginning teacher salary: $46,751

Our Student Diversity

  • American Indian/Native Alaskan: 0.07%
  • Asian: 4.65%
  • Black: 26.50%
  • White: 50.80%
  • Hispanic 8.74%
  • Multiracial: 9.23%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 22.66%
  • Limited English Proficient: 10.50%
    • Number of native languages spoken by students: 65
    • Countries represented in WCS: 64
    • Number of English Learners: 1,537
  • Students with disabilities: 14.37%
  • Identified gifted: 20.76%

Our Recent Achievements

  • Five Westerville seniors are semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
  • WCSD received the highest rating of four stars from the State Auditor in his efforts to monitor transparency in government and measuring compliance to Ohio’s open records laws.
  • Westerville City Schools for the tenth consecutive year earned the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. Fewer than 4 percent of the state’s 6,000 governmental entities qualify to receive the award.

 

* The district profile is updated by the end of each October once enrollment counts are finalized for the new school year. 

District Offices

936 Eastwind Dr., Suite 200
Westerville, OH 43081

Phone: 614-797-5700
Fax: 614-797-5701
wcs@wcsoh.org

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Joe Clark, Ph.D.Superintendent 
Nicole Marshall, Treasurer/CFO
Board of Education


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Highlights

  • 11th-largest enrollment in Ohio; 52 square miles in size; seven political subdivisions
  • Aa1 bond rating makes WCSD one of only 20 school districts in Ohio with the highest or second highest standing from Moody’s Investors Service.
  • High School International Baccalaureate program available
  • More than 80% of graduates pursue a post-secondary education at colleges and universities around the world
  • Highly regarded athletics/extra-curricular programs and home to the Boys Basketball Division I 2016 State Championship Team
  • Received “What Parents Want” Award from SchoolMatch for the 24th consecutive year for providing the curriculum and academic rigor parents desire most for their children
  • Recognized by national real estate company as 18th best location in the nation for public education
  • Preschool Program recognized with Five-Star Step Up To Quality Award from the State of Ohio, the highest rating possible