Fort Wayne Community Schools Candidates - Why FWCS?

Why Work for Fort Wayne Community Schools? Because ALL MEANS ALL!

Fort Wayne Community Schools is dynamic school district located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As one of the largest school districts in the state, FWCS is well respected within the community as a partner in the success of our city. We are excited you’ve chosen to consider us as a part of your professional journey. This page will provide you with information about our District and the city we call home. You are welcome here!



We are thrilled that you are considering Fort Wayne Community Schools. Here are just a few facts to help you in your decision.

As of our September 2019 count, FWCS had just shy of 30,000 students. On any given day, FWCS is the largest school District in the state of Indiana.
FWCS has approximately 4,000 employees of which more than 1800 are teachers.
FWCS has 50 schools within our District.
  • 7 magnet Schools
  • 2 Montessori Schools and 2 Early Childhood Learning Centers
  • 30 Elementary Schools
  • 1 Intermediate School and 10 Middle Schools
  • 5 High Schools, 1 Career & Technical School and 1 Alternative School
  • 40% Caucasian, 25% African American, 19% Hispanic, 6% Asian, <1% Native American.
  • 62% of students qualify for free or reduced lunch. FWCS provides free breakfast and lunch to all students.
  • FWCS was founded in 1857 and has touched virtually every segment of the Fort Wayne community for more than 160 years. Its heritage is closely interwoven with the growth and development of the entire region.
  • $305,047,001
  • FWCS exceeds the state average of dollars to the classroom year over year.
  • Size: 110.8 square miles
  • Population: 264,488

Deep Learning at FWCS

Career Academy @ Anthis

National Public Schools Weel 2020

Downtown Fort Wayne Revitalizations

Promenade Park - Fort Wayne’s Newest Spot


Fort Wayne is a great place to live! Don’t just take our word for it – Money Magazine, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, All-America City Awards, Business Week, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have all awarded our community for our outstanding quality of life.

Learn More About Fort Wayne Here

Great Benefits, Great People

  • Health & Dental

  • Pension Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Personal Illness

  • Personal Business Days

We’re excited you’re considering Fort Wayne Community Schools!