Lincoln East High School

1000 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 2,251 students in grades 9-12, Lincoln East High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 91% (Top 20% in NE)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lincoln East High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Lincoln East High School's student population of 2,251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,251 students
This chart displays total students of Lincoln East High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
137 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Lincoln East High School ranks within the top 20% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lincoln East High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NE)
#118 out of 902 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Lincoln East High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lincoln East High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
66%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lincoln East High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
67%
62%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Lincoln East High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Lincoln East High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Lincoln East High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
5%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
79%
64%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lincoln East High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Nebraska.
0.37
This chart displays the diversity score of Lincoln East High School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
91%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Lincoln East High School and public school graduation rate of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lincoln East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln East High School's ranking?
Lincoln East High School is ranked #118 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Lincoln East High School often compared to?
Lincoln East High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln Northeast High School, Southwest High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lincoln East High School?
The graduation rate of Lincoln East High School is 91%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 87%.
How many students attend Lincoln East High School?
2,251 students attend Lincoln East High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Lincoln East High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lincoln East High School?
Lincoln East High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lincoln East High School offer ?
Lincoln East High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lincoln East High School part of?
Lincoln East High School is part of Lincoln Public Schools School District.

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5   12/13/2022
very good school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Hannah

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 91% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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