Washtenaw International High School (WIHI)

105 N. Mansfield St. - Ypsilanti MI - 48197
Type of autonomy arrangement: Leadership Goodwill
Basic Profile

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Determine learning program
Set school-level policy
Determine professional development
Determine authorizer assessments
Determine state assessments


Select colleagues
Evaluate colleagues
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine tenure policy
Select leaders


Determine school budget
Set staff pattern
Determine compensation
Determine teacher workday
Set schedule
Teacher Authority Is...
De Facto

Authority rests on the goodwill of the school director and Washtenaw Educational Options Consortium governing board.

About the Learning Program

Washtenaw International High School is a public consortium, International Baccalaureate (IB) High School for academically focused students in participating school districts in Washtenaw County, Wayne County, Oakland County, and Livingston County. WIHI opened its doors in the fall of 2011 with approximately 100 students and now serves 490 students in grades 9 through 12.

WIHI provides a rigorous, student-centered, inquiry-based instructional and curricular program with an emphasis on international mindedness, interdisciplinary knowledge, leadership development, and critical thinking.

Washtenaw International High School ranks #1 in Washtenaw County for ACT and College Readiness, and #2 in the state of Michigan. WIHI’s exceptional staff have a wealth of international experience, academic expertise, and passion for teaching and learning.

In addition to earning a high school diploma, all students at WIHI work towards earning an International Baccalaureate Diploma, regarded as the most rigorous and reputable high school curriculum in the world.