PROFICIENCY 45% 33% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Fort Wayne Community Schools
35%Fort Wayne

Merle J Abbett Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Fort Wayne Community Schools" in Fort Wayne, IN. There are a total of 409 students and 22 teachers at Merle J Abbett Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 350 free lunch students and 9 reduced lunch students.

Merle J Abbett Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 33% lower than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch350
Reduced lunch9


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Merle J Abbett Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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.

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Merle J Abbett Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.4% 46.6% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 33.4% 24.2% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.7% 4.9% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 43.9% 14.6% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.6% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 11.6% 9.0% 4.4% 3.1%

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Fort Wayne demographics profile

StatisticFort WayneIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,35918091
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 Merle J Abbett Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.