Lincoln Magnet School

  • Lincoln Magnet School serves 314 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lincoln Magnet School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lincoln Magnet School's student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lincoln Magnet School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lincoln Magnet School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#660 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
51%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    1.0 miles
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    1.1 miles
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  • Springfield Douglas School
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