You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • ‘Great day’ for Indiana Tech
    Indiana Tech President Arthur Snyder might be forgiven if he’s lost count of all the new buildings that have risen in the past few years on the university’s Fort Wayne campus at 1600 E. Washington Blvd.
  • IU, Purdue execs to begin meeting on IPFW’s future
    Indiana University and Purdue University have agreed to begin meeting to discuss options for the future management of IPFW, which currently is managed by Purdue.
  • Marching bands
    Northrop, East Noble, Bishop Dwenger, Concordia, Adams Central and Heritage took home honors Saturday following a high school marching band contest at DeKalb High School.

DeKalb County school rankings

DeKalb County Central United Schools

Country Meadow Elementary SchoolAAC
DeKalb High SchoolBCF
DeKalb Middle SchoolCCC
McKenney-Harrison Elementary SchoolBDB
Waterloo Elementary SchoolDBB
Watson Elementary SchoolCAC

DeKalb County Eastern Comm. Schools

Butler Elementary SchoolBAA
Eastside Junior-Senior High SchoolBCD
Riverdale Elementary SchoolAAA

Garrett-Keyser-Butler Comm. Schools

Garrett High SchoolBCB
Garrett Middle SchoolADC
Ober Elementary SchoolCDA

Private schools

Lakewood Park Christian SchoolABA
St. Joseph SchoolAAA