Lincoln High School

Lincoln High School serves 1,448 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Lincoln High School operates within the Tacoma School District.
The school district's 53% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1448 students has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,448 students
Lincoln High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lincoln High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Lincoln High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lincoln High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Lincoln High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
Lincoln High School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
14%
7%
Lincoln High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
24%
21%
Lincoln High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
28%
5%
Lincoln High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
27%
58%
Lincoln High School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Lincoln High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
7%
Lincoln High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lincoln High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.78 0.40
Lincoln High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
39%
Lincoln High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Lincoln High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,145 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,359 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,224 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed 29,145 912
Tacoma   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 53% 80%
Tacoma   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $357 MM $12 MM
Tacoma   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $353 MM $11 MM
Tacoma   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,359 $11,994
Tacoma   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,224 $10,499
Tacoma   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Goodwill Ged High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stewart Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whitman Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TacomaWhitman Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 423 students1120 South 39th St
    TacomaWA 98408
    (253)571-7272
    0.4PK-5423
  • TacomaGoodwill Ged High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 24 students714 South 27th St
    TacomaWA 98409
    (253)571-3273
    0.79-1224
  • TacomaLyon Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 328 students101 East 46th St
    TacomaWA 98404
    (253)571-4800
    0.8PK-5328
  • TacomaReed Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 463 students1802 South 36th St
    TacomaWA 98418
    (253)571-6400
    0.9PK-5463
  • TacomaMann Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 496 students1002 South 52nd St
    TacomaWA 98408
    (253)571-6300
    1PK-5496

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