Lincoln Park High School

  • Lincoln Park High School serves 2,126 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Lincoln Park High School's student population of 2,126 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lincoln Park High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lincoln Park High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1601 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
21%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
28%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lincoln Park High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.740.67
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Graduation Rate
93%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Lincoln Park High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lincoln Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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