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

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

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

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 5 years in a row by the National Association of Music Merchants as a “Best Community for Music Education.” Follow these links to the programs websites:



Technology - The ratio of chromebooks to students at the elementary level is 2:1, at the High School level the ratio is 1:1.  For information about our technology initiative and our 1:1 program at the High School visit District Programs.

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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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