Fort Wayne school information

IndexFort WayneIndianaNational
Average Test Scores62%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools841,75579,221
Total private schools3867524,874
Total post-secondary schools151417,963
The Fort Wayne, IN educational system consists of 84 public schools, 38 private schools and 15 post-secondary schools. Fort Wayne public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 7% lower than than the Indiana average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Wayne public schools is 20:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 26.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Wayne are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 84 public schools in Fort Wayne.
  • 84.7% of people in Fort Wayne have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Fort Wayne have completed high school.
  • 26.8% of people in Fort Wayne have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Wayne

IndexFort WayneIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.2%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fort Wayne (high school & post-secondary)

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Fort Wayne, IN260,95462%26%

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Fort Wayne, IN260,95462%26%
Source: The Fort Wayne, IN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.