Thank you for choosing Fort Wayne Community Schools! For more than 150 years, FWCS has prepared the children of Fort Wayne for successful careers in the arts, business, politics, medicine and other professional areas. Everything your child needs to be successful is right here at FWCS because We Are Your Schools..At FWCS, we know that you are your child’s first teacher and value parental involvement in our schools. Whether you are able to volunteer in our classrooms, attend school events or support your child’s school in other ways, you are important to us.
This handbook contains valuable information that students and parents need to know regarding daily life in our district, from calendars, school meals and transportation to our nationally recognized school choice program.
FWCS' Code of Conduct outlines the District's commitment to reinforcing positive student behavior and teaching students to be productive, responsible citizens while maintaining a safe environment in which all students can learn.
How To Enroll your child
Step by step process, forms, assistance.
Find Your School
School assignments by residential street address.
Course Description Handbook
Plan your career path!
Elementary: 8:20 a.m. - 2:55 p.m
Bunche Montessori Early Childhood Center:
K - 8:10 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Pre-K - 8:10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Whitney Young Early Childhood Center:
K - 8:20 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
AM Pre-K - 8:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
PM Pre-K - 12:10 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Title I Pre-K:
AM - 8:20 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
PM - 12:20 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Towles Intermediate: - 7:55 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.
Middle Schools: 7:20 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
7:20 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
High Schools: 9:05 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
FWCS Career Academy:
9:20 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
AM - 9:20 a.m. - 12:05 a.m.
PM - 12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Grile Administrative Building - Office Hours
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Interpreters, translators, counselors
Facts and links to information about each school and administrative department
Quick List of Non-School Centers, Facilities, and Offices
Quick listing of telephone contact information
Parents will be issued new passwords for Pinnacle. This is necessary as we have made some internal changes to our student management system. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. Each school will be handing out the new passwords differently. Please contact your school to find out when and how they will be handing them out.
If you need a username or password for Pinnacle, please contact your school..
If you experience any issues logging on or using Pinnacle, please contact FWCS at 467-2162.
Schools have individual websites. Find school calendars, contact information and other school information here.
The school year calendar details the entire school year, including conferences, holidays, vacation days and more.
We appreciate your interest in volunteering. For the safety of all students, all volunteers are required to complete a Volunteer Application . Thank you for your cooperation in protecting our students. (Spanish)
We want your child to be successful, which is why we offer a variety of support programs to our students. If you feel your child is in need, read more about what we have to offer here (Academic Help). If you have questions or concerns, please contact your child's teacher.
Each 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.
NAND encourages parents to become educated about alcohol and other commonly used illegal substances.
FWCS purchases a blanket insurance plan covering students for accidental injuries while participating in school sponsored and supervised activities.
Parents may purchase additional accident insurance coverage. This is not health insurance.
Plan Description: 24-Hour Plan provides schedule benefits for accidents, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Benefits are payable for up to 12 month from injury date.
To review plan benefits and limitations, or purchase coverage, visit Specialty Risk Underwriters or call 855.237.5280.
Voucher Report – Read more about how vouchers are being used in Indiana.
Contact Elected Officials
Click here for Indiana House and Senate Contact Information. Indiana Department of Education.
Periodically during the course of a school year various military organizations ask Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) to assist them by providing a mailing list of students or parents.
If you would not like to be placed on the mailing list that is sent to military organizations, please complete the form furnished below and return it to the individual and location specified on the form.
Click the link below to see a list of colleges, universities and other organizations that participate in the Northeast Indiana College Fair, held each year in March at IPFW. .
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