Lincoln High School
Lincoln High School serves 559 students in grades 9-12.
Lincoln High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).
Lincoln High School's student population of 559 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lincoln High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lincoln High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#440 out of 638 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education
This school is ok but they don't care about a student's safety or health most of the time. They spend their money on useless things when really it could''ve been used for better books. Finally, the new principal isn't great as he limits on what students would bring besides the obvious things. If they continue treating students like this, they will be forced to shut down the school for good. Also, screw the online classes, they don't help anyone at all.
This school is run so poorly, they have treated students terribly. The students here are absolutely miserable. I would NEVER recommend it.
Lhs has ap classes and it is a great school Faculty come to the need of a student I love Lhs and the school is a amazing place for unlimited opportunities.
This is a great school. Both my children graduated from here and they are both successful, have Masters' Degrees and are doing great. The life's experiences and learning they received from this school were a good part of their success.
Very good school. Faculity are very intereted in the students, good academic and extracurricular activities.
I would not recommend this school to anyone with any sense. The quality of academic programs is poor. No AP classes are offered here and honors classes are lacking. Availability of sports is plentiful as sports are held in high regard at LHS. Sports is the only thing holding the school together (even though we lost every single football game in 07-08). Mental skills lag behind in every subject. The facility is old and the county probably won't have the funds to replace it until a large portion of the cement gives way in 20 years. The staff is either old, mad at the world, or should be/have been arrested for inappropriate student-teacher behavior. Parent involvement is basically limited to them coming to their son/daughter's sporting event to watch them lose. Overall, I would rather be home-schooled by an abusive-father, crack-mother, screwed all your best friends-sister, prissy pants-grandpa, and Hitler.
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