By 1808Delaware

The Olentangy Local School District is seeking someone to serve as the Superintendent of Schools, replacing the retiring Mark Raiff.

After conducting a community survey earlier this month, the Board of Education held a special meeting on March 16 to approve the profile, posting, and timeline for that process.

Here are key facts concerning the District’s Superintendent search:

Preferred Start Date: August 1, 2023

Applicant Criteria:
  • Experienced leader in education and administration
  • Able to work collaboratively with Board, community, staff, and students
  • Ohio Superintendent’s license required
  • Minimum of a master’s degree
Community Information:
  • District serves multiple municipalities in Delaware County
  • Over 103,000 people living in 37,867 households
  • 27% of the population under age 18
  • Over 23,000 students enrolled in Olentangy Schools
  • Median home value: $381,800
  • Median household income: $138,177
Olentangy Schools:
  • Five-star ratings in all categories on state school report card
  • Top 25 ranked high schools in Ohio (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Five Blue Ribbon Schools
  • Graduation rate above 98%
  • ACT scores four points above state average
  • Comprehensive academic curriculum and extracurricular programs

To facilitate maximum learning for every student


Be the recognized leader for high performance and efficiency in education

  • We respect and we care
  • We make sound decisions
  • We can always get better
  • We partner at school and in the community
Leadership Criteria:
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong understanding of board policies
  • Able to work with all stakeholders and community
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities (detailed in original text)
  • Terms of Employment and Compensation:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Multi-year contract with provisions for annual review and evaluation
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience

Source: Olentangy Local School District; BPaulLucas, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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