Lincoln Public Schools


The Lincoln Public Schools district in Nebraska encompasses 65 schools, including 46 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, and 7 high schools, serving a diverse student population. The data reveals a mix of high-performing and struggling schools, with standout institutions like Adams Elementary School, Sheridan Elementary School, and Kloefkorn Elementary leading the way in academic achievement, while others, such as Lincoln High School and North Star High School, struggle with lower proficiency rates.

The data also reveals significant disparities in academic performance across the district, with a potential correlation between socioeconomic status, as measured by free and reduced-price lunch rates, and student achievement. Schools with higher percentages of economically disadvantaged students, like Culler Middle School and Norwood Park Elementary School, tend to have lower proficiency rates on state assessments. Additionally, the district's middle schools, such as Lux Middle School and Moore Middle School, are performing exceptionally well, suggesting potential best practices that could be applied to other schools in the district.

Overall, the data provides a comprehensive overview of the Lincoln Public Schools district, highlighting both areas of strength and opportunities for improvement. By closely examining the performance and characteristics of individual schools, the district can identify best practices, target resources, and implement strategies to support the academic success of all students.

District Detail

 5905 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

 (402) 436-1000

SchoolDigger Rank:
138th of 212 Nebraska districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 41,850

Primary Schools: 47
Middle Schools: 14
High Schools: 15
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 76 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nebraska Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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