Lincoln High School

Lincoln High School serves 1,437 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Lincoln High School operates within the Tacoma School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,437 students
Lincoln High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Lincoln High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lincoln High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Lincoln High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
2%
Lincoln High School American Indian (1988-2013)
Asian
15%
7%
Lincoln High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
26%
20%
Lincoln High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
27%
5%
Lincoln High School Black (1988-2013)
White
27%
59%
Lincoln High School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Lincoln High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.77 0.39
Lincoln High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
71%
38%
Lincoln High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Lincoln High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,191 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Tacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed 31,191 935
Tacoma   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 54% 77%
Tacoma   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $375 MM $12 MM
District Spending $381 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,695 $12,260
Tacoma   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,902 $11,231
Tacoma   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tacoma School Of The Arts (1.3 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 Students Grades
  • TacomaWhitman Elementary School
    1120 South 39th St
    TacomaWA 98408
    (253)571-2077
    0.4 mi | 409 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TacomaLyon Elementary School
    101 East 46th St
    TacomaWA 98404
    (253)571-2090
    0.8 mi | 333 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TacomaReed Elementary School
    1802 South 36th St
    TacomaWA 98418
    (253)571-6400
    0.9 mi | 510 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TacomaMckinley Elementary School
    3702 East Mckinley Ave
    TacomaWA 98404
    (253)571-4340
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TacomaStewart Middle School
    5010 Pacific Ave
    TacomaWA 98408
    (253)571-4200
    1 mi | 596 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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