Lincoln Public Schools School District

5905 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lincoln Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 74 public schools serving 41,747 students in Lincoln Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Lincoln Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
74 Schools
1,085 Schools
# Students
41,747 Students
327,576 Students
# Teachers
3,083 Teachers
24,241 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Lincoln Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 246 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 83% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NE)
#127 out of 246 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lincoln Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lincoln Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lincoln Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
82%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lincoln Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.57
0.55
# American Indian Students
260 Students
4,360 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,987 Students
9,615 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# Hispanic Students
6,436 Students
67,064 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
21%
# Black Students
2,936 Students
21,528 Students
% Black Students
7%
7%
# White Students
26,252 Students
210,051 Students
% White Students
63%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
37 Students
529 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,839 Students
14,429 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,752
19,011
# Students in K Grade:
3,007
23,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,881
22,974
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,977
23,231
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,966
22,946
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,990
23,093
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,034
22,974
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,021
23,704
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,184
24,278
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,095
24,345
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,008
23,686
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,073
24,328
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,155
24,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,604
25,596
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,494 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,508. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,909 is higher than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has grown by 35% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$563 MM
$5,080 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lincoln Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$748 MM
$5,511 MM
This chart display total spending of Lincoln Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$13,494
$15,508
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lincoln Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$17,909
$16,823
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lincoln Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lincoln Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wysong Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7901 Blanchard Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1185
Grades: PK-5
| 684 students
Rank: #22.
Adams Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1121
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #33.
Sheridan Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3100 Plymouth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1167
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #44.
Maxey Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5200 S 75th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1153
Grades: PK-5
| 689 students
Rank: #55.
Moore Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8700 Yankee Woods Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1225
Grades: 6-8
| 651 students
Rank: #66.
Cavett Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7701 S 36th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1131
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #77.
Kloefkorn Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6601 Glass Ridge Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1148
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #88.
Rousseau Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3701 S 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1165
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #99.
Humann Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6720 Rockwood Ln
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1145
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1010.
Scott Middle School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Pine Lake Road
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1218
Grades: 6-8
| 1,194 students
Rank: #1111.
Lincoln East High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1302
Grades: 9-12
| 2,251 students
Rank: #1212.
Lux Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7800 High St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1220
Grades: 6-8
| 792 students
Rank: #1313.
Kahoa Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7700 Leighton St
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 436-1147
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #1414.
Pyrtle Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
721 Cottonwood Dr
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1162
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1515.
Southwest High School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7001 S 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1306
Grades: 9-12
| 2,199 students
Rank: #1616.
Beattie Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1901 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1123
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #1717.
Morley Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6800 Monterey Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1154
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #1818.
Lincoln Southeast High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2930 S 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1304
Grades: 9-12
| 1,982 students
Rank: #1919.
Hill Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5230 Tipperary Trail
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1142
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #2020.
Pound Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4740 S 45th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1217
Grades: 6-8
| 709 students
Rank: #2121.
Eastridge Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6245 L St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1135
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Fredstrom Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5700 N W 10th
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1140
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Zeman Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4900 S 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1169
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #2424.
Kooser Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7301 N 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1146
Grades: PK-5
| 824 students
Rank: #2525.
Holmes Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5230 Sumner St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1143
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2626.
Mickle Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 N 67th St
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 436-1216
Grades: 6-8
| 729 students
Rank: #2727.
Irving Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2745 S 22nd St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1214
Grades: 6-8
| 933 students
Rank: #2828.
Meadow Lane Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7200 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68505
(402) 436-1151
Grades: PK-5
| 624 students
Rank: #2929.
Prescott Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1930 S 20th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
(402) 436-1161
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #3030.
School Middle Schooll
(Math: 46% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Penrose Drive
Lincoln, NE 68521
(402) 436-1222
Grades: 6-8
| 913 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Brownell Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 Aylesworth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68505
(402) 436-1127
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Norwood Park Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4710 N 72nd St
Lincoln, NE 68507
(402) 436-1155
Grades: PK-5
| 241 students
Rank: #3333.
Randolph Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1024 S 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1163
Grades: PK-5
| 441 students
Rank: #3434.
Calvert Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3709 S 46th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 436-1130
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
Rank: #3535.
Lefler Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1215
Grades: 6-8
| 568 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lincoln Public Schools School District?
Lincoln Public Schools School District manages 74 public schools serving 41,747 students.
What is the rank of Lincoln Public Schools School District?
Lincoln Public Schools School District is ranked #116 out of 246 school districts in Nebraska (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Nebraska school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Lincoln Public Schools School District?
63% of Lincoln Public Schools School District students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lincoln Public Schools School District?
Lincoln Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Nebraska state average of 14:1.
What is Lincoln Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,909 is higher than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has grown by 35% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 74 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 41,747 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : 82% (Top 50% in NE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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