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Principal Angel King [email protected]
Mrs. King joined Licking Heights Local Schools in 2013 serving as Principal at Licking Heights Central Intermediate from 2020-2022 and as Director of Curriculum and Instruction from 2013-2020 . Earlier in her career she held the position as Curriculum Supervisor and School Improvement Facilitator with the Athens Meigs Educational Service Center and State Support Team 16. Prior to her employment at the Athens Meigs ESC, she served as the Federal Programs and Special Education Coordinator as well as Race to the Top and High Schools That Work Coordinator at Sciotoville Community Schools.

Mrs. King earned her Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Rio Grande. She holds current educational licenses as Superintendent, Principal grades 5-12 and Integrated Social Studies Grades 7-12. She was named the Buckeye Council of History Education Teacher of the Year for Local History in 2009, a Gilder Lehrman Scholar in 2008, recipient of The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators Scholarship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 2007 and has served as an Ohio Historical Society Think History Master Teacher since 2011.

Mrs. King was also a state trainer for many educational initiatives such as the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES), Ohio Principal Evaluation System (OPES), and Ohio’s New Learning Standards and was a Resident Educator Mentor Trainer. She also served as a Region 16 Value Added Leader and as a facilitator at the Connecting the Dots Conference.
Assistant Principal David Moore [email protected]

Mr. David Moore is a native of Newark, Ohio and has been a resident of Licking County the majority of his life. He comes to Licking Heights with more than 20 years of classroom experience. He has taught in Newark City Schools, Beaufort County Schools, and Licking Valley Local Schools. In 2010, he became the Dean of Students and later held the positions of Athletic Director and Assistant Principal at Mount Gilead High School. 

Mr. Moore’s mission is to inspire students to achieve personal excellence and be self-directed, lifelong learners. Mr. Moore works diligently to accomplish this every day through strong personal relationships and a commitment to help every student find their path. He works collaboratively to honor the traditions and enrich the experiences for everyone at Licking Heights High School.

Assistant Principal Michael Shipton [email protected]

Mr. Michael Shipton attended Youngstown State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in early and middle childhood education. He completed his graduate degree through the University of Dayton in educational leadership in 2005. Mr. Shipton holds licensures as a Principal for PK-12 grade and as an elementary teacher 1-8 grade. 

Mr. Shipton joined the district's administrative team in 2014, serving at West Elementary. Prior to coming to Licking Heights, Mr. Shipton was an assistant principal in the Reynoldsburg City School District, where his school was awarded two distinguished designations from the Ohio Department of Education, a “School of Promise” and a “High Achieving School of Honor.” He has taught elementary and middle school for Reynoldsburg City Schools and Columbus City Schools. Mr. Shipton has over 20 years of experience in the public school setting as an educator and administrator.
Dean of Students, Tyler Hennen [email protected]
Mr. Tyler Hennen began his career as a physical science teacher. Since teaching at Licking Heights, he has also served as the eighth grade baseball coach, varsity boys golf coach and assistant baseball coach. He is currently the coach of the varsity baseball team. As the Dean of Students, Mr. Hennen oversees the PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports) program. Our goal is to recognize students that are acting positively to benefit themselves, their fellow classmates, and the Licking Heights community. 
Mr. Hennen is originally from New Concord, Ohio where he graduated from John Glenn High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University and acquired his teaching license in science and mathematics. He completed his student teaching in Grahamstown, South Africa. Mr. Hennen is currently pursuing his Masters in Educational Leadership at the University of Cincinnati.  
Instructional Materials

Any person or group, having a legitimate interest in the operations of Licking Heights Local Schools, has the right to present a request, suggestion, or complaint concerning the educational program or the operations of the district. Requests must be put in writing and should be initially addressed to the building principal. Members of the public may also inspect instruction materials by requesting an appointment with the building principal. If the request, suggestion, or complaint relates to instructional materials such as books, textbooks, or other instructional aids used in the District, the information should include author, title, and sections objected to. This information will be forwarded to the district office and reviewed by an administrative committee.

Licking Heights Local School District

6539 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-6926 | F: 740-927-9043

Licking Heights High School (9-12)

4101 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-964-9005 | F: 740-927-0508

Licking Heights Middle School (7-8)

4000 Mink Street Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-9046 | F: 740-927-3197

Central Intermediate (5-6)

6565 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-3365 | F: 740-927-5845

South Elementary (1-4)

6623 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-964-1674 | F: 740-964-1625

West Elementary (1-4)

1490 Climbing Fig Blacklick, OH 43004
P: 614-864-9089 | F: 614-501-4672

North Elementary (K)

6507 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: 740-927-3268 | F: 740-927-5736

Central Preschool

6565 Summit Road Pataskala, OH 43062
P: (740) 927-3268

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