Lincoln High School

  • Lincoln High School serves 659 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lincoln High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Lincoln High School's student population of 659 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lincoln High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lincoln High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2101 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
28%
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Black
62%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Diversity Score0.530.70
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Graduation Rate
64%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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