High Schools Welcome Class of 2025

Record Number: 19111
Displayed from: Feb 15, 2021 , until: Apr 15, 2021

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ five high schools will welcome members of the Class of 2025 and their parents during virtual freshman orientations this month.

Each high school invites students and their parents to learn more about the high school, transitioning from middle school to high school; how to register for ninth-grade classes; and the Indiana Graduation Pathways, which requires students to meet core academic class requirements, pass a standardized test and complete a work-based or project-based program to reach graduation.

This year, all orientations will take place virtually, either via Zoom or livestreaming on YouTube. For access to the Zoom meetings, please contact the high school office.

Virtual freshman orientations will be held:

  • South Side High School, Zoom, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
  • Wayne High School, Zoom, Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.
  • Snider High School, Zoom, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m.
  • Northrop High School, YouTube, youtube.com/NorthropSocialMedia, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m.
  • North Side High School, Zoom, Thursday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.