District Profile

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Our District at a Glance

Wilmington City School District is comprised of a preschool, two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. We strive to provide the highest quality education possible for each and every student.  Here is our District at a glance.

  • Total enrollment is more than 2200 students in the following schools:
    • Holmes Elementary - Preschool* through 2nd Grade
    • Denver Place - 3rd through 5th Grades and Elementary MH Unit
    • Middle School - 6th through 8th Grade
    • High School - 9th through 12 grade
  • Total staff of over 300 employees
  • High School offers Advanced Placement and College Credit Plus courses
  • Technology access at every grade level
  • More than 70% of our graduates go on to higher education
  • Each year our graduating seniors generally receive more than $750,000 in scholarships combined

*Preschool will be moving from East End to Holmes Elementary in 2024-25

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Our Schools

Our Mission, as an award-winning and diverse school district, in partnership with parents and community, is to develop in all students the knowledge and skills needed to become productive citizens in the global community by challenging each student with a rigorous, relevant, and stimulating curriculum in a safe and caring environment.

We engage learners, value diversity, embrace technology, encourage community involvement, foster creativity, and provide a safe and caring learning environment designed to inspire students to reach their full potential.

We serve a diverse student body that supports the FFA "Bring Your Tractor to School" day, at the same time they are building a student-run tech support squad for our new Chromebook 1:1 technology initiative.  With a Universal Design for Learning approach in our classrooms, we are creating equal access to the highest quality education for each and every student.

Academics - Each school day at WCS is an opportunity for discovery, creativity, and learning for every single student. We offer:

  • Gifted enrichment
  • Advanced Placement Courses
  • College Credit Plus Program
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) at the High School
  • Peer Autism Team
  • New in 2023-24: Check & Connect Mentoring Program at the Middle School
  • New in 2023-24: Design and Modeling Course through Great Oaks at Wilmington Middle School
  • New in 2024-25: Junior ROTC program in partnership with Laurel Oaks

Athletics (Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference) - For information on our Athletics program visit District Programs

  • 22 athletic teams in grades 7-12
  • Over 450 student athletes

Agricultural Education - FFA is a dynamic youth organization within Agriculture Education that changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.

Fine and Performing Arts - WCSD students have access to the arts at all levels of education. General Music and Art classes are offered K-5. Instrumental Music (Band) and Choir are offered to students starting in the 6th Grade. At WHS, students are offered courses in Music (Band, Choir, and general music courses), Theatre, and Art. Wilmington City Schools has been recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants as a “Best Community for Music Education” every year since 2018.  Follow these links to our program websites:



Technology - Wilmington City Schools is a Google district currently supporting over 3000 chrome devices district wide.  Each elementary building is equipped with Chromebook carts that allow all students an opportunity to use a device. Every student in Grades 2-5 have access to a device everyday when they are at school. Each K-1 classroom has 10 Chromebooks that are available to use with students. 

At Wilmington Middle School, each students in grades 6-8 have access to a device everyday while at school. 

At Wilmington High School every individual student a has a personal Chromebook for their educational needs.  Students have the opportunity to take the device home each night to extend their learning. Chromebooks enable students to learn at school or on-the-go. We call this Anytime/Anywhere learning.  

See our District Programs page for more information on our District-wide technology access.

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Our Programs

From Athletics and Academics, to Technology and Theatre, WCS has something to offer every student. Visit our District Programs page to learn more about the programs available to our students. 

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