PROFICIENCY 68% 2% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Fort Wayne Community Schools
35%Fort Wayne

R Nelson Snider 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 1,830 students and 78 teachers at R Nelson Snider High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 722 free lunch students and 189 reduced lunch students.

R Nelson Snider High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.0%, which is 2% higher than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch722
Reduced lunch189


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment402
Taking some courses256
Taking some courses (not tests)148
Passing some courses130
Passing no courses112

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 R Nelson Snider High School, there are a total of 402 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 256 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School61%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75%

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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R Nelson Snider High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 60.0% 46.6% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 24.3% 24.2% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 4.9% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 14.6% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.9% 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 R Nelson Snider High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.