Fort Wayne Community Schools School District

1200 S Clinton St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 28,778 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 22% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
50 Schools
1,914 Schools
# Students
28,778 Students
1,033,082 Students
# Teachers
1,677 Teachers
65,168 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Fort Wayne Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
#295 out of 392 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
29%
43%
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 2020-21 school year data.
88%
87%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.75
0.54
# American Indian Students
49 Students
1,734 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,869 Students
28,870 Students
% Asian Students
7%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,723 Students
139,934 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
14%
# Black Students
7,207 Students
133,725 Students
% Black Students
25%
13%
# White Students
10,969 Students
673,004 Students
% White Students
38%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
35 Students
948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,926 Students
54,867 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
908
20,813
# Students in K Grade:
2,231
76,325
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,174
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,223
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,096
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,135
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,197
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,103
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,130
79,253
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,243
81,588
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,192
83,530
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,144
80,978
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,116
78,799
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,886
79,154
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,591

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,841 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,573 is higher than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$370 MM
$13,615 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$391 MM
$13,234 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,841
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,573
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fort Wayne Community Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Fort Wayne Community Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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
Rank: #1818.
Washington Center Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1936 W Wallen Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
(260) 467-6250
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #1919.
South Side High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3601 S Calhoun St
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 467-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,385 students
Rank: #2020.
Franke Park Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
828 Mildred Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 467-6925
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #2121.
Brentwood Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3710 Stafford Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 467-6775
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #2222.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 E Cook Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-5400
Grades: K-5
| 662 students
Rank: #2323.
Indian Village Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3835 Wenonah Ln
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 467-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Jeff H Towles Intermediate School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
420 E Paulding Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4300
Grades: 1-8
| 583 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5303 Wheelock Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
(260) 467-4825
Grades: 6-8
| 681 students
Rank: #2626.
Francis M Price Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 W State St
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 467-4950
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #2727.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1015 W Wash Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 467-8150
Grades: PK-5
| 232 students
Rank: #2828.
Waynedale Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7201 Elzey
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 467-8820
Grades: PK-5
| 387 students
Rank: #2929.
Maplewood Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Maplewood Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 467-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #3030.
Forest Park Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2004 Alabama Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 467-6850
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students
Rank: #3131.
Harrison Hill Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
355 S Cornell Cir
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 467-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 600 students
Rank: #3232.
J Wilbur Haley Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Maplecrest Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4510
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #3333.
Northwood Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 E Wash Ctr Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-2930
Grades: 6-8
| 627 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Northcrest Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5301 Archwood Ln
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 467-5450
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
South Wayne Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
810 Cottage Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(260) 467-8100
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Fort Wayne Community Schools School District?
Fort Wayne Community Schools School District manages 50 public schools serving 28,778 students.
What is the rank of Fort Wayne Community Schools School District?
Fort Wayne Community Schools School District is ranked #298 out of 391 school districts in Indiana (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Indiana school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Fort Wayne Community Schools School District?
38% of Fort Wayne Community Schools School District students are White, 25% of students are Black, 20% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 7% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Fort Wayne Community Schools School District?
Fort Wayne Community Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What is Fort Wayne Community Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,573 is higher than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 50 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 28,778 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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