Top 10 Best Fort Wayne Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 77 public schools serving 46,744 students in Fort Wayne, IN (there are 42 private schools, serving 10,842 private students). 81% of all K-12 students in Fort Wayne, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Fort Wayne, IN are Cedarville Elementary School, Fred H Croninger Elementary School and Carroll High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fort Wayne, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Fort Wayne have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Fort Wayne, IN Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cedarville Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12225 Hardisty Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
(260) 446-0110
Grades: K-3
| 829 students
Rank: #22.
Fred H Croninger Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6700 Trier Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-6050
Grades: K-5
| 626 students
Rank: #33.
Carroll High School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3701 Carroll Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 637-3161
Grades: 9-12
| 2,475 students
Rank: #44.
Aboite Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5004 Homestead Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-2101
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
Rank: #55.
East Allen University
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6501 Wayne Trace
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
(260) 446-0240
Grades: 9-12
| 317 students
Rank: #66.
Homestead Senior High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4310 Homestead Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-2202
Grades: 9-12
| 2,502 students
Rank: #77.
Cedar Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15011 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
(260) 637-6101
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #88.
Oak View Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13123 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
(260) 637-5117
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #99.
Hickory Center Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3606 Baird Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 637-3758
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #1010.
Perry Hill Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13121 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
(260) 637-3158
Grades: K-5
| 557 students
Rank: #1111.
Maple Creek Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
425 Union Chapel Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
(260) 338-0802
Grades: 6-8
| 915 students
Rank: #1212.
Allen Co Juvenile Center
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2929 N Wells
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 449-8068
Grades: 7-12
| 15 students
Rank: #1313.
Carroll Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4027 Hathaway Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 637-5159
Grades: 6-8
| 946 students
Rank: #1414.
Deer Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1515 Scott Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-0701
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #1515.
Eel River Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12723 Bethel Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 338-5395
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #1616.
Northrop High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7001 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,080 students
Rank: #1717.
Mabel K Holland Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7000 Red Haw Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-7075
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #1818.
Haverhill Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4725 Weatherside Run
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 431-2901
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: #1919.
R Nelson Snider High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4600 Fairlawn Pass
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,872 students
Rank: #2020.
Summit Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4509 Homestead Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-2502
Grades: 6-8
| 825 students
Rank: #2121.
Robert C Harris Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4501 Thorngate Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6300
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #2222.
Weisser Park Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Colerick St
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 467-8875
Grades: 1-5
| 604 students
Rank: #2323.
Woodside Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2310 W Hamilton Rd - South
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-2701
Grades: 6-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #2424.
Glenwood Park Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 Vance Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-6200
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #2525.
Wayne High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 Winchester Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 467-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,379 students
Rank: #2626.
Memorial Park Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Maumee Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(260) 467-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 590 students
Rank: #2727.
Whispering Meadow Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Mission Hill Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 431-2601
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #2828.
Covington Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2430 W Hamilton Rd - South
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-0501
Grades: PK-5
| 864 students
Rank: #2929.
North Side High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
475 E State St
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 467-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,513 students
Rank: #3030.
Arlington Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8118 St Jo Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6000
Grades: K-5
| 389 students
Rank: #3131.
Blackhawk Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7200 E State Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4885
Grades: 6-8
| 808 students
Rank: #3232.
Saint Joseph Central School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6341 St Joe Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6100
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: #3333.
Willard Shambaugh Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5320 Rebecca Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6150
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #3434.
John S Irwin Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 S Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 467-5310
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #3535.
Lindley Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Ardmore Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-5350
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
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Fort Wayne, Indiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1200 South Barr St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-1005
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
3829 Sand Point Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 467-2900
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2421 Lake Ave Pob 5175
Fort Wayne, IN 46895
(260) 484-6621
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
2000 North Wells St Building 6
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 420-8395
Grades: K-8
| 716 students
2320 Broadway St
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 458-8395
Grades: K-5
| 366 students
4810 Homestead Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46814
(260) 431-2451
Grades: K-2
| 446 students
1525 Boone St
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 467-8000
Grades: K-5
| 155 students
7117 Venture Ln
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 497-7233
Grades: 6-11
| n/a students
6501 Wayne Trace
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
(260) 446-0240
Grades: 9-12
| 701 students
2323 Pleasant Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 467-4750
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
514 E Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 422-7647
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1200 South Barr St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-1110
Grades: PK
| n/a students
7910 S Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
(260) 755-0193
Grades: K-6
| 117 students
2305 Broadway
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 447-5060
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
4625 Werling Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 446-0260
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Fort Wayne, IN?
The top ranked public schools in Fort Wayne, IN include Cedarville Elementary School, Fred H Croninger Elementary School and Carroll High School.
How many public schools are located in Fort Wayne, IN?
77 public schools are located in Fort Wayne, IN.
What percentage of students in Fort Wayne, IN go to public school?
81% of all K-12 students in Fort Wayne, IN are educated in public schools (compared to the IN state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Fort Wayne, IN?
Fort Wayne, IN public schools minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public schools average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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