Homestead High School (Indiana)

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Homestead High School
Homestead High School (Fort Wayne, Indiana) logo.png
4310 Homestead Road


Coordinates41°02′39″N 85°17′04″W / 41.0441°N 85.2844°W / 41.0441; -85.2844Coordinates: 41°02′39″N 85°17′04″W / 41.0441°N 85.2844°W / 41.0441; -85.2844
TypePublic, secondary
School districtSouthwest Allen County Schools
SuperintendentPhil Downs
PrincipalPark D. Ginder
Enrollment2,348 (2016-17)[1]
Athletics conferenceSummit Athletic Conference

Homestead Senior High School, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, is a public four-year high school. It is a class 6A high school. Part of Southwest Allen County Schools, the school receives accreditation from the Indiana Department of Education and the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.


The Spartana, Homestead's student newspaper, was awarded the NSPA Pacemaker award for its 2004-2005 and 2008-2009 volumes.[4]

WCYT is the school's student-run, not-for-profit radio station. It has been broadcasting in the city of Fort Wayne since 1995.[5] WCYT has won 17 Indiana Association of School Broadcasters state awards since 2004, with the most recent award being in 2016.[6][7]


Homestead has a variety of sports teams and clubs. The school belongs to the Summit Athletic Conference after the Northeast Hoosier Conference disbanded in 2015.

  • The gymnastics team won the state championship in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1999 and 2001.[8]
  • The boys' basketball team won the state championship in 2015 (AAAA).[9]

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  1. ^ "Homestead Senior High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "School Snapshot". Archived from the original on 22 September 2004. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  3. ^ "School Office". Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  4. ^ NSPA - Contests and Critiques Archived 2015-02-21 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Locke, Greg (2011). "A Radio Station for the Rest of Us" (PDF). Whatzup Magazine. WhatzUp Magazine. Retrieved 2016. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ IASB (March 12, 2015). "2016IASBHighSchoolAwards" (PDF). IASB Online. Retrieved Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. ^ "WCYT Celebrates National High School Radio Day (NBC33 VIDEO)". 21Alive. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  8. ^ "IHSAA State Championships by School". Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  9. ^ "2014-15 Boys Basketball State Tournament". Retrieved 29 March 2015.

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