District Profile

Warrensville Heights City School District Profile

  • WHCSD includes Warrensville Heights and the Villages of Highland Hills and North Randall.
  • The district offers honors, AP, college credit-earning classes and electives such as computer networking, digital video production, exercise science and sports medicine, marketing management and more. 
  • In addition to core academic programs, WHCSD offers a variety of extracurricular and supplemental programs to enrich scholars' education, including STEAM curriculum, college readiness and classroom technology. Scholars can participate in more than 30 clubs and programs dedicated to many interests from ballet to fire/EMT to ostepathology. 
  • The district's athletic department has eight programs. Varsity teams often compete in district, state and national competitions. 
  • The WHCSD class of 2017 received more than $2.3 million in college scholarships and grants. The graduating class is pursuing post-secondary education at 38 institutions.
  • Highlights from State Report Cards
    • In Reading grades 3, 4, 5 and 7, our scholars posted more than 10 PERCENT GAINS. WHCSD improved in 62.5 percent or 5/8 of all tests.
    • In Math grades 3, 4, 5 and 8, our scholars posted more than 10 PERCENT GAINS. WHCSD improved in 75 percent or 6/8 of all tests. 
    • In Science grades 6 and 8, our scholars posted more than 10 PERCENT GAINS. WHCSD improved by 66 percent or 2/3 areas tested.
    • Grade 4 Social Studies and grade 11 Government both improved by more than 10 PERCENT. WHCSD improved in 50 percent or 2/4 areas tested. 
    • WHCSD’s Performance Index, the calculation of the district’s overall performance improved from 52.8 to 59. This is more than a SIX PERCENT INCREASE. With a score of 60, WHCSD would have earned the next designation of academic achievement.
      • District Overall - F in spite of gains in 12/16 tested areas
        Lowest 20 percent improved from F to C
        Students with disabilities improved from F to D
      • High School - overall grade improved from F to C
        Lowest 20 percent improved from F to C
        Students with disabilities from F to D
      • Middle School - overall grade improved from B to A
        Lowest 20 percent improved from C to A
        Students with disabilities from F to D
    • The Kindergarten to 3 literacy measure improved massively from F to C. This measures the following: 
      • Kindergarten, first and second grade students who were not on track in reading last year and now are on track in first, second and third grade, respectively. 
      • Students who were not on track in reading at the beginning of third grade who scored proficient on Ohio’s third grade English Language Arts test.
    • The Graduation Rate improved from 65.2 to 76.9 – an 11.7 PERCENT INCREASE.  
    • In the Gap Closing component, WHCSD improved in ALL AREAS of closing the achievement gap between our scholars and others in the state of Ohio. 
    • WHCSD has consistently worked to improve our Prepared for Success component. There are more scholars taking ACT/SAT, vocational and college courses. 
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