Wayne High School serves 1,379 students in grades 9-12.
Wayne 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 top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,379 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 70%
- Graduation Rate: 90% (Btm 50% in IN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 17% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 52% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Wayne High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Wayne High School's student population of 1,379 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wayne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wayne High School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1009 out of 1755 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Wayne High School's ranking?
Wayne High School is ranked #1009 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Wayne High School?
The graduation rate of Wayne High School is 90%, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 87%.
How many students attend Wayne High School?
1,379 students attend Wayne High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Wayne High School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, and 9% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wayne High School?
Wayne High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Wayne High School offer ?
Wayne High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Wayne High School part of?
Wayne High School is part of Fort Wayne Community Schools School District.
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