District Profile

Warrensville Heights City School District Profile

  • Warrensville Heights City School District educates more than 1750 Pre-kindergarten - 12th grade scholars in three school buildings: 
  • 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. 
  • 26 career tech programs include: Fire Tech/EMT, Graphics, Cosmetology, Pharmacy Tech, Teacher Academy, Automotive Technology, Criminal Justice, Sports Medicine and Culinary.
  • The district's athletic department has eight programs with over 100 student athletes. Varsity teams often compete in district, state and national competitions.  
  • The WHCSD class of 2019 received more than $2.7 million in college scholarships and grants.  Graduates enrolled in colleges and universities including; Kent state, Miami University and Ohio University just to name a few! 
  • Highlights from 2018-2019 State Report Cards: 
      • District Overall - Moved from an "F" to an overall "C" in two years 
      • Only 46.4% of districts across the state earned an overall "C"  
      • Our district was 1 of 83 (14%) districts to earn an overall "A" in Progress which indicates our ability to grow scholars more than expected 
      • Westwood and Eastwood moved from an overall “C” to a “B”
    • The Kindergarten to 3literacy 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.
      • Our district is in the top 14% of the state for improving at-risk readers!
    • The Graduation Rate improved from 65.2 to 86.4 since 2015 – an 21 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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