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, including electrical systems that can handle 21st Century technology, climate-controlled buildings that are more energy efficient and modern classroom space with better lighting and adequate storage. This page will serve as a resource to learn more about FWCS' buildings and the plan to take care of them for future generations. Check back often, and let us know if you have questions or comments.
Industry Information section
- Key Bidding Dates for 2014
- Architectural Services RFP - Croninger
- Architectural Services RFP - Irwin
- Key Bidding Dates for 2013 Projects
- Industry Information Presentation
- Industry Q&A
- Industry Information Meeting Sign-In Sheet
Take a video tour of Snider High School and Harrison Hill Elementary to see the kind of work our buildings need. Then visit Indian Village and Franke Park to see what renovated buildings look like.
Members of the FWCS Facilities Department provides the Board of School Trustees with a project update on Sept. 9, 2013. Watch this video to hear more about the work already done as well as future projects.
- REPAIR Project Update Sept. 2013
- Snider Community Meeting
- Program Management Team Introduction
- Facilities Project Implementation June 26, 2012
- 2012 Community Presentation
- Neighborhood Meeting Jan. 2012
- Board Meeting 12-12-2011
- Board Workshop 11-21-2011
- Board Workshop 10-24-2011
- Board Workshop 10-17-2011
- Board Workshop 10-03-2011
- Board Workshop 03-15-2011
Check here for current bids (all bids listed are NOT related to this project).
Bids already awarded:
- 2014 Projects
- 2013 Projects
- Architects & Engineers Selected for Croninger & Irwin
- Architects/Engineers Selected
- Snider Basic Renewal/Restoration and Safety Project
- Modular Units for Snider High School
- Snider Site Work Package
- Harrison Hill Basic Renewal/Restoration and Safety Project
- Memorial Park Basic Renewal/Restoration and Safety Project
- Memorial Park Curtain Wall
- Window Replacement/Masonry Restoration (Adams, Abbett, Shambaugh)
- Equipment (Abbett, Harrison Hill, Indian Village, Maplewood, Memorial Park, Portage, Scott, Towles)
- Roofing (Adams, Anthis Auto Center, Bloomingdale, Bunche, Jefferson, Miami, South Transportation)
- Chiller Additions (Abbett, Indian Village, Maplewood, Portage, Scott, Towles)
School by School Breakdown
- Anthis Auto Center
- Bunche Montessori
- Franke Park
- Harrison Hill
- Indian Village
- Memorial Park
- Scott Academy
- South Side
- South Transportation
- Towles Montessori
- Washington Center
- Weisser Park
- Whitney Young
This Tax Impact Estimator will provide you the estimated tax impact based on 2011 data of expected property taxes due to the School Building Basic Renewal/Restoration and Safety Project Referendum to be included on the May 8, 2012, ballot.
Click here to see the results of the Facility Survey
FWCS Business Department - Click here for more information on the district's budget.
Contact Us - Have a question or comment? Let us know.
FWCS Building Facts
- FWCS has 62 buildings in use, making up 5.2 million square feet of space.
- FWCS operates 51 school buildings.
- The average age of the school buildings is 54 years.
- Oldest school building: Anthis Career Center, built in 1902.
- Newest school building: Miami Middle School, built in 1976.
- Only 19 school buildings are fully air conditioned, leaving 32 buildings with only partial or no air conditioning.