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Fort Wayne Community Schools - Students

Students

Fort Wayne Community Schools is proud of its diverse student body, made up of nearly 30,000 students. We are one of a few districts in the state that provides full-day kindergarten to all students. We offer rigorous programs at every grade level, including a number of Advanced Placement, dual credit and specialty programs in our five high schools. We build strong relationships with our students and families to ensure all students are educated to high standards. Our graduation rate is close to 90%.

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Homework Help/Cool Sites for Kids

Elementary level Middle/high school level
  • Teen Ink - Magazines, Web sites and books written by teens.
  • Mathwords.com - Terms and formulas from algebra to calculus.
  • The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization offering a free online collection of more than 3,300 micro lectures through YouTube. Subjects include math, history, finance, science, civics, art history and economics.
  • Windows to the Universe - Web site focusing on all areas of science.
  • The Physics Classroom - Web site focusing on physics.
All ages

Academic Help

Academic Help for Students

Study ConnectionEach week, students who have been identified by teachers as needing extra help are bussed to the workplace of their tutors, area business people. Paired for a school year, tutor and student spend one hour together per week. Tutors offer homework assistance but even more importantly, the interest and focused attention of a caring adult.

Calendars

School Year Calendar

Summary calendar of events for the district. It details the entire school year, including conferences, holidays, vacation days, make-up days etc.

District Calendar

School Calendars

Individual school calendars are maintained by secretaries on each school’s website. Parents can see a combined calendar presenting all events that their students need to know.

High School Athletic Websites

  • Northside Athletics

    Northrop Athletics

    Snider Athletics

    South Side Athletics

    Wayne Athletics

    Grant and Scholarship Information

    • Scholarships and Grants
    • Learn More Indiana - Information on Indiana colleges and universities and career exploration, your college and career connection!
    • State Student Assistance
      Twenty-first Century Scholars
      - The Twenty-first Century Scholars Program began in 1990 as Indiana’s way of raising the educational aspirations of low and moderate-income families. The program aims to ensure that all Indiana families can afford a college education for their children.
    • Learn More Indiana
      Twenty-first Century Scholars
      - Income-eligible 6th, 7th and 8th grade students that enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana.
    • Questa Education Foundation - Questa Foundation offers scholarships as well as low-interest loans allowing high school graduates to borrow up to $20,000 over 4 years for college. Upon graduation, students can receive up to 50% in debt forgiveness if they graduate with a 2.75 GPA and choose to live and work in the 11 counties of northeast Indiana.

    Northeast Indiana College Fair

    What’s Next? The Northeast Indiana College Fair was held at the PFW Fieldhouse on March 5, 2019. Click the link below to see a list of colleges, universities and other organizations scheduled to participate. We had more than 450 students from Allen County and 105 colleges and universities. Special thanks to all involved.

    FWCS Gradebook Parents can access their students’ grades, attendance records, assignments and more through the FWCS Gradebook.

  • Powerschool Learning

If you need a username or password for FWCS Gradebook., please contact your school..

If you experience any issues logging on or using FWCS Gradebook., please contact FWCS at 467-2162.

General Information

Student & Family Support Guide


This guide contains valuable information that students need to know regarding daily life in our district, from calendars, school meals and transportation to our nationally recognized school choice program. It also includes our behavior code, which sets the District’s behavioral expectations and disciplinary consequences for students.

Services

Secure Transcript from Docufide.com
Online transcript request and delivery

Driver Education

Fort Wayne Community Schools partner with Precision Driving to offer students driver education. Classes are offered at the FWCS Career Academy Automotive Center, 1219 S. Lafayette St., in addition to other locations. To register or for additional information, visit https://www.myprecisiondriving.com/ or call 260-490-1007.

Career Planning

Course Description Handbook
Plan your career path!

College Fair

Career & Technical Education

The FWCS FWCS Career Academy supports 22 area high schools and more than 1,000 students with its career education programs. It offers dual-credit opportunities, internships, and certifications. Its mission is to provide students the skills to succeed and the opportunities to use those skills

Schools have individual websites. Find school calendars, contact information and other school information here.