Fort Wayne Community Schools Departments

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Business

Each year, FWCS spent nearly 70 percent of its budget in the classroom, compared to a state average of less than 60 percent. FWCS remains committed to maintaining a classroom spending level that is above the state average. Details can be found at Dollars to the Classroom.

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Communications

Your source for current information and news about Fort Wayne Community Schools.

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Continuing Education

FWCS Continuing Education Adult High School Equivalency classes are available online and instructor led.

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Curriculum Assessment & Instruction

Curriculum, Assessment &smp; Instruction supports FWCS’ Goal I, which is the achievement and maintenance of academic excellence. It supports the schools by providing a rigorous and relevant educational program.

English Language Learners

English Language Learners (ELL) program serves students who are learning English by providing English language development support in all of our schools. About 2,800 students participate in ELL programs. FWCS also provides interpreting and translation services in many languages for our families, which represent over 70 languages, and consistently adds interpreters for additional languages. You can view the English Language Learners Program (Brochure)

Facilities

Facilities

Maintaining the buildings in Fort Wayne Community Schools is an important component of meeting the district’s goals. Academics are supported by suitable buildings. FWCS buildings are strong anchors in neighborhoods and serve families throughout the community, and being fiscally responsible requires these assets be maintained. Our children deserve well-maintained facilities that meet today’s educational needs.

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Family & Community Engagement

All students, including those with disabilities, are held to high expectations and have equitable access to educational opportunities that enrich their lives and prepare them for future success. FWCS provides special education services to qualifying preschool age children from ages 3 to 5 years old. Homebound instruction for students with injury or temporary illness is also offered through Special Education.

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Health & Wellness Services

Director of Health and Wellness : Mary Hess BSN, RN, NCSN Fort Wayne Community Schools Health Services

Human Resources

Human Resources

Educating all students to high standards requires a diverse team of professionals.

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Nutrition Services

Fort Wayne Community Schools offers breakfast and lunch at no cost to students in elementary, middle and high schools as part of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National School Lunch Program.

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Professional Learning

The Department of Professional Learning meets the learning needs of adults at FWCS, ensuring that our staff is prepared to educate all students to high standards.

Purchasing Department

Purchasing Department

For RFP or Bid documents or for further information, please contact the Purchasing Department at 260-467-2065 or by email @ purchasingdept@fwcs.k12.in.us

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Security Department

FWCS has comprehensive safety and emergency plans for every building, and all schools regularly conduct various drills, including fire drills, severe weather drills, evacuations drills and intruder drills, to prepare students for an emergency.

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Special Education

All students, including those with disabilities, are held to high expectations and have equitable access to educational opportunities that enrich their lives and prepare them for future success. FWCS provides special education services to qualifying preschool age children from ages 3 to 5 years old. Homebound instruction for students with injury or temporary illness is also offered through Special Education.

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Technology

The Technology Department at FWCS is responsible for all technical infrastructure planning, construction, and implementation; phone and on-site technical support to all users; administrative application training and support; systems analysis, development, modification and support; and educational video production, programming, broadcasting, and support. (Classroom technology planning and training is independently handled by a coordinator in each Area Administrator’s office.)

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Transportation

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ buses transport up to 16,000 students, twice a day, in 255 yellow buses over 145 square miles. Those 1,091 routes add up to 3.6 million miles traveled by bus each year.