Voice Recognition


Philip H. Wagner, Ph.D., [email protected]
Superintendent Philip H. Wagner, Ph.D. has been at the helm of the Licking Heights Local Schools since Aug., 2011. During his time with Licking Heights, the district has received a number of accolades and shown significant growth in student performance despite having one of Ohio's fastest-growing student population.
Dr. Wagner came to Licking Heights from Beachwood City Schools in Northeastern Ohio where he held various administrative positions, including his last appointment as that district’s Assistant Superintendent. He also served as Director of Pupil Personnel Services for the Hudson City School District and was a school psychologist for the Solon City and the Cleveland City school districts earlier in his career.
Kent State University awarded Dr. Wagner his Ph.D. in 2006 where he majored in educational leadership, minored in school psychology/special education, and specialized in education law. He holds current education licenses as Superintendent, Elementary Principal, Pupil Personnel Administration, and School Psychologist. He is a recipient of the Hall of Fame Alumni Leadership Award from Kent State University, as well as, the William L. Hunter Distinguished Professional Award from the Ohio Association of School Personnel Administrators for his work with the Ohio Minority Recruitment Consortium. Additionally, Dr. Wagner is a past recipient of the Bowman Fellow Award in Educational Administration from Kent State University and the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Hudson City School District.
Dr. Wagner is a member of numerous public and private boards, including Kent State University’s School Psychology Advisory Committee; Ohio Association of School Personnel Administrators and the Ohio Minority Recruitment Consortium; the Buckeye Association of School Administrators, including the Dean's Compact, Equity Committee, and School Finance Committee; and the Ohio Department of Education's value added advisory committee and diversifying the education profession taskforce. Dr. Wagner is also a member of area civic groups including the Pataskala Rotary, the Pataskala Area Chamber of Commerce, and the New Albany Chamber of Commerce.
Bullying Report
Harassment, intimidation, or bullying behavior by any student in the Licking Heights School District is strictly prohibited, and such conduct may result in disciplinary action, including suspension and/or expulsion from school. "Harassment, intimidation, or bullying", in accordance with R.C. 3313.666 means any intentional written, verbal, graphic or physical act including electronically transmitted acts, either overt or covert, by a student or group of students toward other students, including violence within a dating relationship, with the intent to harass, intimidate, injure, threaten, ridicule, or humiliate. Such behaviors are prohibited on or immediately adjacent to school grounds, at any school-sponsored activity, on school-provided transportation, or at any official school bus stop.
Superintendent's Office
Linda AitkenAdministrative Assistant

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 (PreK-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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