B+
Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 12%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Fort Wayne, IN School Districts

      • Southwest Allen County Metropolitan School District
      • Fort Wayne Community Schools
      • Northwest Allen County Schools
      • East Allen County Schools

      There are a total of 84 public schools, 38 private schools and 15 post-secondary schools in Fort Wayne. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Wayne, IN schools is 62%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Fort Wayne, IN, an average of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,72182%66%
      Huntertown, IN5,28679%61%
      Roanoke, IN1,75476%53%
      Ossian, IN3,77073%47%
      Woodburn, IN1,48170%42%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,95462%26%

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      Chula Vista, CA260,59845%9%
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      Orlando, FL263,30650%1%
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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.