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About This School

South Wayne Elementary School is a public elementary school in Fort Wayne. The principal of South Wayne Elementary School is Ms Brenda West. 313 students attend South Wayne Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 10% of the South Wayne Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 91% of the 313 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at South Wayne Elementary School is 12:1. Fairfield Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 36% 24%
White, non-Hispanic 26% 48%
Hispanic 21% 15%
Multiracial 15% 8%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.0% 0.5%
Asian 0.3% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 70%
Limited English proficiency 10% 8%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I sent my children to South Wayne when we first moved to the Fort Wayne area. I am glad they only attended from April until June. My son was bullied constantly by students and staff alike. They did nothing to challenge my three children in the areas they excel but instead focused on their weak points without actually helping only criticizing. Plus two of my children's teachers did not want my input nor did they try to listen to anything I had to say on my kids. I am glad that I have found a school better suited to my children and myself.

  • (5 years ago)

    The staff of South Wayne is totally committed to the students of the school. They go above and beyond on a daily basis. I am proud to be a part of a great school. Caryl Ball teacher

  • (5 years ago)

    You could not ask for a more dedicated staff or principal...

  • (7 years ago)

    my son is only in preschool but teacher does an awsome job keeping me infrom about want is going on

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