Abraham Lincoln High School

  • Abraham Lincoln High School serves 1,946 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Abraham Lincoln High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Abraham Lincoln High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Abraham Lincoln High School's student population of 1,946 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,946 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Abraham Lincoln High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Abraham Lincoln High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#624 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
15%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
42%
17%
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White
20%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.720.71
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Graduation Rate
67%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #21 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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