Lincoln High School

  • Lincoln High School serves 1,581 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Lincoln High School's student population of 1,581 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lincoln High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lincoln High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#876 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lincoln 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
8%
7%
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White
63%
66%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lincoln High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.570.53
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Graduation Rate
74%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lincoln High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Great school, in all honesty. So many teachers that care and would do so much to help you succeed. The coaches are also some of the best. LNE believes in living above the line. They believe that family comes first, then grades, then sports. Once a rocket, always a rocket. I'm moving and wont be able to graduate from here, and I'm pretty upset about that. I'm so proud to say that I went here. Never seen a school with so much pride. The music, art, and sports here are some of the best. So many talented and welcoming students.
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