Wayne High School

  • Wayne High School serves 1,340 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Wayne High School's student population of 1,340 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wayne High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wayne High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1674 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
30%
12%
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White
40%
69%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wayne High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.720.29
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Graduation Rate
89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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