Fort Wayne Community Schools School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 49 public schools serving 29,469 students in Fort Wayne Community Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Fort Wayne Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fort Wayne Community Schools School District are Fred H Croninger Elementary School, Mabel K Holland Elementary School and Weisser Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fort Wayne Community Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Fort Wayne Community Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fort Wayne Community Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
49 Schools
1,917 Schools
# Students
29,469 Students
1,047,222 Students
# Teachers
1,525 Teachers
60,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Fort Wayne Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 369 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#297 out of 379 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.73
0.51
# American Indian Students
85 Students
2,088 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,776 Students
25,441 Students
% Asian Students
6%
2%
# Hispanic Students
5,133 Students
124,991 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
12%
# Black Students
7,092 Students
131,224 Students
% Black Students
24%
13%
# White Students
12,484 Students
711,646 Students
% White Students
42%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
42 Students
800 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,857 Students
50,965 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
895
18,972
# Students in K Grade:
2,259
77,589
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,341
75,895
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,251
76,103
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,337
78,337
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,397
79,819
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,265
79,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,149
79,098
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,204
78,192
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,997
79,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,083
80,310
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,143
80,107
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,139
82,817
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,009
79,244
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,678

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,007 is higher than the state median of $12,551. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,055 is higher than the state median of $11,226. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$383 MM
$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$385 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,007
$12,551
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,055
$11,226
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Fort Wayne Community Schools School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fred H Croninger Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
6700 Trier Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-6050
Grades: K-5
| 644 students
Rank: #22.
Mabel K Holland Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7000 Red Haw Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-7075
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #33.
Weisser Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
902 Colerick St
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 467-8875
Grades: 1-5
| 582 students
Rank: #44.
Willard Shambaugh Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5320 Rebecca Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6150
Grades: K-5
| 302 students
Rank: #55.
Saint Joseph Central School
Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6341 St Joe Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6100
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #66.
Blackhawk Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
7200 E State Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4885
Grades: 6-8
| 811 students
Rank: #77.
Memorial Park Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2200 Maumee Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(260) 467-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #88.
R Nelson Snider High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 Fairlawn Pass
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,895 students
Rank: #99.
Glenwood Park Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 Vance Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-6200
Grades: K-5
| 622 students
Rank: #1010.
John S Irwin Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 S Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 467-5310
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #1111.
Robert C Harris Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 Thorngate Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6300
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #1212.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 E Cook Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-5400
Grades: K-5
| 714 students
Rank: #1313.
Northrop High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7001 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,124 students
Rank: #1414.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1015 W Wash Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-8150
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #1515.
Francis M Price Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 W State St
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 467-4950
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #1616.
Franke Park Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
828 Mildred Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 467-6925
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #1717.
Washington Center Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1936 W Wallen Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 467-6250
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Indian Village Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3835 Wenonah Ln
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 467-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Lindley Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Ardmore Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-5350
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #2020.
North Side High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
475 E State St
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 467-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,644 students
Rank: #2121.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5303 Wheelock Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-4825
Grades: 6-8
| 703 students
Rank: #2222.
Jeff H Towles Intermediate School
Magnet School
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
420 E Paulding Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4300
Grades: 1-8
| 597 students
Rank: #2323.
Arlington Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8118 St Jo Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-6000
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #2424.
Brentwood Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3710 Stafford Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 467-6775
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #2525.
Harrison Hill Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
355 S Cornell Cir
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 467-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
Rank: #2626.
Shawnee Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 E Cook Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-6525
Grades: 6-8
| 667 students
Rank: #2727.
J Wilbur Haley Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Maplecrest Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4510
Grades: PK-5
| 646 students
Rank: #2828.
Wayne High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 Winchester Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 467-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,346 students
Rank: #2929.
Study Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2414 Brooklyn Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Northcrest Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5301 Archwood Ln
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-5450
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Waynedale Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7201 Elzey
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 467-8820
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #3232.
Maplewood Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Maplewood Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 467-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #3333.
Lakeside Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2100 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 467-8625
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
Rank: #3434.
South Side High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3601 S Calhoun St
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 467-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,358 students
Rank: #3535.
Lane Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4901 Vance Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4400
Grades: 6-8
| 691 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 29,469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73

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