John Marschhausen, Ph.D. to Lead Hilliard City Schools

Board thanks community for involvement and feedback

The Hilliard City Schools Board of Education will meet during a special meeting on Monday, March 4 to officially vote on the employment of John Marschhausen, Ph.D. as the next superintendent of Hilliard City Schools.

“John has a dynamic personality and his career success has proven him to be a strong leader,” said Hilliard Board of Education President Andy Teater. “We are thrilled to welcome someone with his experience and talent to Hilliard Schools.” Read More

Dear Parents and Community,

Today, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) is releasing the official Local Report Card (LRC) data for the 2011-12 school year. In addition, a change to state law also requires that ODE release data that ranks not only every traditional public school and school district, but also every community and STEM school in Ohio related to Value-Added (VA) and Performance Index (PI).

I am thrilled to inform you that out of 832 schools and school districts ranked in the VA component, Hilliard City Schools was ranked number one. This means our students are gaining more academic growth than any other school district in the state! On the PI component, we were ranked 111 out of 942 schools and school districts, placing us among the top 11 percent of all school district in Ohio for academic achievement! Read More

Hilliard Schools – Earns Highest Scores in Ohio

District provides good value to taxpayers and high quality education for students

Hilliard City Schools’ students are ranked number one for academic growth and among the top 11 percent for academic achievement of all school districts in Ohio. The rankings are part of a new state law related to the Ohio Department of Education’s (ODE) Local Report Cards (LRC) and includes not only every public school district in the state, but also every community and STEM school as well. The academic growth is measured through the Value-Added (VA) component of the LRC and academic achievement relates to the Performance Index (PI) calculation.

“Our teachers, support staff and administrators work incredibly hard to ensure student success on a daily basis,” said Superintendent Dale A. McVey. “We are thrilled to be recognized among the elite school districts in Ohio, but also realize that these rankings don’t provide the full picture of our quality educational opportunities for students. Our mission is to empower graduates to thrive in the 21st century and that is where our focus will continue to be.” Read More

Three Finalists to Meet with Hilliard Schools Board and Stakeholder Groups

Board continues to listen to community during public process

The Hilliard City Schools Board of Education will meet with three finalists and various community groups as the next step in their public search for a new superintendent. On Sunday, February 24, each of the three finalists will meet with representatives from a cross section of staff, student, parent and community groups before meeting with board members for a second interview on Tuesday, February 26. The finalists are:

  • Steven Estepp, executive director of K-12 curriculum and instruction, Hilliard City Schools;
  • John Marschhausen, Ph.D., superintendent, Loveland City Schools; and,
  • David Stewart, Hilliard Bradley High School principal, Hilliard City Schools. Read More

Biennium Budget

Recently, Governor Kasich unveiled his general plans for school funding as part of the overall biennium budget. It is important to remember that this is the beginning of a very lengthy legislative process that ultimately involves the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate before being signed by the governor in June. Rarely do bills look just as they did when they were introduced and that is likely the case with the state budget proposal. Read More