R Nelson Snider High School

4600 Fairlawn Pass
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(School attendance zone shown in map)
R Nelson Snider High School serves 1,895 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
R Nelson Snider High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

R Nelson Snider High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

R Nelson Snider High School's student population of 1,895 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,895 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

R Nelson Snider High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of R Nelson Snider High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1455 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
55%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.630.51
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Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to R Nelson Snider High School is Smith Academy For Excellence (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lane Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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