Lincoln High School

  • Lincoln High School serves 1,407 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Lincoln High School operates within the Tacoma School District.
  • Tacoma School District's 53% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1407 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,407 students
Lincoln High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lincoln High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Lincoln High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLincoln High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Lincoln High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Lincoln High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
14%
7%
Lincoln High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
24%
22%
Lincoln High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
28%
4%
Lincoln High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
25%
57%
Lincoln High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Lincoln High School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
5%
7%
Lincoln High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLincoln High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.790.62
Lincoln High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
39%
Lincoln High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Lincoln High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tacoma School District's student population of 29,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 53% has increased from 49% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,330 is higher than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,196 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameTacoma School District
Number of Schools
Managed
65
4
Number of Students Managed29,426923
Tacoma School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate53%80%
Tacoma School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue$357 MM$12 MM
Tacoma School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$353 MM$11 MM
Tacoma School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,330$11,994
Tacoma School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,196$10,499
Tacoma School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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