Lane Middle School

4901 Vance Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 | (260) 467-4400
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 620
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Peckham Jennifer
  • Fax: (260) 425-7389
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 620
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 314 (50.6%)
  • Females: 285 (46.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 72 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 349 (56.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 421 (67.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lane Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lane Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade17628.4%
7th Grade21134.0%
8th Grade23337.6%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Lane Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 02, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school should be better. There is no excuse for it, but at this point Lane is NOT a good school. I would rate the quality of teachers as "fair - good." They have some really awful, tenured teachers that do nothing - I really mean NOTHING. Some of the others have the knowledge/will to be good, but due to awful student discipline problems, don't get the chance. There is a low emphasis on academics. If you have a child that is above average - they will not be served here. In fact, they will do nothing, but idle at this school. In 2010, FWCS will eliminate honors classes (English & Science) and it will be far worse. The PTA is practically non-existent (not for lack of trying) and as a result there is little in the way of extracurricular activities. No dances, no pep rallies...nothing. There are clubs, but they are the same every year (not progressive), they all meet at the same time, on the same day of the week, so your child can only be active in one. Frankly, it is a depressing school and I regret that I have kept my child there. If you have a choice, Blackhawk Middle is nearby and a substantially better school. Lane gets a new principle in 2010-11, maybe it will make a turn for the better.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 31, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate

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