PROFICIENCY 69% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Fort Wayne Community Schools
35%Fort Wayne

Northrop High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fort Wayne Community Schools" in Fort Wayne, IN. There are a total of 2,179 students and 87 teachers at Northrop High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 907 free lunch students and 240 reduced lunch students.

Northrop High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.0%, which is 4% higher than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch907
Reduced lunch240


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment215
Taking some courses195
Taking some courses (not tests)21
Passing some courses52
Passing no courses146

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 Northrop High School, there are a total of 215 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 195 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School66%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School72%

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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Northrop High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 64.2% 46.6% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 16.9% 24.2% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 4.9% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 14.6% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.6% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.6% 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 Northrop High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.