Carroll High School (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
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Carroll High School Fort Wayne, Indiana

Carroll High School
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3701 Carroll Road


Coordinates41°11?25?N 85°11?33?W / 41.19028°N 85.19250°W / 41.19028; -85.19250Coordinates: 41°11?25?N 85°11?33?W / 41.19028°N 85.19250°W / 41.19028; -85.19250
School districtNorthwest Allen County Schools
SuperintendentWayne Barker
PrincipalCleve Million
Faculty129.07 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment2,475 (2020-21)[1]
Student to teacher ratio19.18[1]
NewspaperThe Charger Online

Carroll High School is a school in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Northwest Allen County Schools and is accredited by the North Central Association.


Indiana school reorganization

The Indiana General Assembly passed the Indiana School Reorganization Act of 1959, which required school districts with fewer than 2,000 students to consolidate with nearby districts. This resulted in the three Allen County townships of Lake, Eel River and Perry combining into Northwest Allen County Schools (NACS). At that time, high schools existed in Arcola and Huntertown. The NACS school board voted to combine the two high schools in 1967 into a single newly built school south of Huntertown.[5] The new high school, which opened in 1969, was named after Carroll Road, a rural arterial road that connects U.S. Route 33 and State Road 3 in northern Allen County.

Farmland to suburban boom

Booming enrollment from the suburban sprawl of nearby Fort Wayne into Perry Township caused NACS to build Carroll Middle School (CMS) adjacent to the main high school in 1984. By the fall of 2004 as enrollment continued to increase, the school district built other middle schools (including a new Carroll Middle School), and the old CMS was absorbed into Carroll High School as its "freshman campus."[5]

General information

The school opened in 1969 and constructed additions to the facility in 1992 and 1996. A freshman campus was created in 2005.


The Carroll High School Chargers compete in the Summit Athletic Conference (SAC). Carroll was previously a member of the Northeast Eight Conference, but joined the SAC in 2015. Carroll's biggest rival is with the crosstown Spartans of Homestead High School. The following Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) sports are offered:[6]

  • Baseball (boys)
    • State champion - 2010, 2011[7]
  • Basketball (girls and boys)
  • Cross country (girls and boys)
    • Boys state champion - 2016[7]
    • Girls state champion - 2018, 2019[7]
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (girls and boys)
  • Gymnastics (girls)
  • Soccer (girls and boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swimming and diving (girls and boys)
  • Tennis (girls and boys)
  • Track and field Girls and boys)
  • Unified flag football (coed)
  • Unified track and field (coed)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

Notable alumni

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Carroll High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2022.
  2. ^ "IDOE: Compass". Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ "IDOE: Compass". Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ a b Huntertown Historical Society, "History of Northwest Allen County Schools" Archived August 8, 2005, at the Wayback Machine Link accessed May 22, 2006.
  6. ^ "myIHSAA". Retrieved 2019.
  7. ^ a b c staff (March 27, 2019). "All-Time IHSAA State Championships by School" (pdf). Indiana High School Athletic Association. p. 3. Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ "Justin Busch Bio". Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ "Jon Fitch UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014.

External links

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