PROFICIENCY 70% 50% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 102 in Fort Wayne
  • Ranked #28 of 2551 in Indiana
Proficiency Averages
41%Fort Wayne
47%Indiana

Homestead Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Southwest Allen County Metropolitan School District" in Fort Wayne, IN. There are a total of 2,343 students and 125 teachers at Homestead Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1.

Homestead Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 70.0%, which is 50% higher than the Indiana average.

Homestead Senior High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2343
Teachers125
Student/Teacher ratio19:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment692
Taking some courses620
Taking some courses (not tests)54
Passing some courses420
Passing no courses193

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Homestead Senior High School, there are a total of 692 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 620 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School56%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All84%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School84%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Homestead Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIndianaNational
White 82.8% 82.2% 71.6% 51.1%
Black 5.3% 5.0% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.6% 4.2% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 4.3% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 3.8% 4.4% 3.1%

Fort Wayne demographics profile

StatisticFort WayneIndianaNational
Population260,9546,732,219328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,35918891
Median age34.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

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%
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Source: The Homestead Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.