The Fort Wayne Community Schools, founded in 1857, has been a vital part of our city for more than 150 years and has a long track record of success. With a staff of 4,000 and 31,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools has grown along with our community.
Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in the state with 51 different schools serving the needs of learners all across the city. Students at Fort Wayne Schools have the opportunity to participate in a number of different special learning activities including NASA Explorer programs, Latin Grammar lessons, Spanish Immersion, Arts, and more.
In addition to these programs, the schools are able to give students the opportunity to participate in advanced academic programs like the International Baccalaureate as well as ROTC and other amazing opportunities. It’s an impressive list, one that isn’t matched by any other school district in the region.
Fort Wayne Community Schools have a 91% graduation rate, and many of our alumni go on to become journalists, teachers, engineers, doctors, carpenters, politicians, artists, lawyers, architects, electricians, professional athletes and much more.
Fort Wayne Community Schools provide diversity – both in the student body and in the programs offered. There is something at FWCS for everyone, including world-class academics, championship-winning athletic teams, successful arts programs and dozens of other clubs and activities.
Fort Wayne School Enrollment
Total students: 30,980
Elementary (PreK-5): 15,509
Middle (6-8): 6,815
High (9-12): 8,656
Fort Wayne School Demographics
African American: 24%
Native American: 1%
Eligible for free/reduced-priced meals: 71%
Languages spoken: 75
Fort Wayne School Performance
Attendance rate (08-09): 95.5%
Graduation rate (10-11): 88.1%
Fort Wayne School Administration
Dr. Wendy Robinson
Chief Operations Officer:
Charles Cammack, Jr., MA
Chief Financial Officer:
Kathy Friend, CPA
Chief Academic Officer:
Pam Musick, MEd
Assistant Superintendent Secondary:
Rita Turflinger, MA
Assistant Superintendent Secondary:
Debra Faye Williams-Robbins, Esq.
Assistant to the Superintendent:
About the City of Fort Wayne
Size: 79.12 square miles
Fort Wayne is the second-largest city in Indiana and is home to beautiful parks, crowd-pleasing sports teams, terrific shopping (largest indoor mall in the state), thought-provoking fine arts events and organizations, and a great variety of businesses and community groups.
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LIST OF FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Fort Wayne Elementary Schools
Fort Wayne’s elementary programs are diverse and advanced with teachers at each school doing their best to deliver high-quality, individualized lessons to learners of all ability levels. As a result Fort Wayne’s elementary schools often place high on state and national reviews. From arts programs to the everyday lessons taught in value and responsibility, Fort Wayne Elementary Schools are a truly transformative experience. Students leave more than prepared for the next steps. Elementary schools in the district include Abbett Elementary, Adams Elementary, Arlington Elementary, Bloomingdale Elementary, Croninger Elementary, Fairfield Elementary, Forest Park Elementary, Frankie Park Elementary, Glenwood Park Elementary, Haley Elementary, Harris Elementary, Harrison Hill Elementary, Holland Elementary, Indian Village Elementary, Irwin Elementary, Levan Scott Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Lindley Elementary, Maplewood Elementary, Nebraska Elementary, Northcrest Elementary, Price Elementary, St. Joseph Central Elementary, Shambaugh Elementary, South Wayne Elementary, Study Elementary, Washington Elementary, Washington Center Elementary, Waynedale Elementary, Weisser Park Elementary, and Towles Intermediate Elementary.
Fort Wayne Middle Schools
For many Fort Wayne students, elementary school is only the beginning. At middle schools throughout the city, learners often discover their own special talents with programs in arts and athletics equipping them with the tools necessary to explore creativity, dedication, teamwork, and more. More rigorous classes also expose students to high-level critical thinking tasks since they are required to sift their way through information, recognize bias, and start to learn the tools of argument. Middle schools in the district include Blackhawk Middle School, Jefferson Middle School, Kekionga Middle School, Lakeside Middle School, Lane Middle School, Memorial Park Middle School, Miami Middle School, Northwood Middle School, Portage Middle School, and Shawnee Middle School.
Fort Wayne High Schools
Fort Wayne is home to a number of fantastic high schools, each with a special school focus. From global languages to engineering, each school offers something special to cater to the individual skills and interests of students throughout the city. This diverse, personalized approach is what sets Fort Wayne apart from other large districts. Teachers at the high school level emphasize individualized instruction in order to help students maximize their potential. Students also play sports ranging from football to tennis to track and field. High schools in the district include Anthis Career Center High School, North Side High School, Northrop High School, Snider High School, South Side High School, and Wayne High School.
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