Lincoln High School



Lincoln High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lincoln High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 525
10 554
11 510
12 557

Lincoln High School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 2,146 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lincoln High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Iowa and the 1,109th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,146
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 113.98

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Lincoln High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,147
(53%)
4,575
(51%)
 Female 999
(47%)
4,484
(49%)

Lincoln High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,245
(58%)
4,401
(49%)
 Hispanic 400
(19%)
1,797
(20%)
 Black 242
(11%)
1,565
(17%)
 Two or More 120
(6%)
565
(6%)
 Asian 114
(5%)
663
(7%)
 American Indian 22
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
14
(0%)

Lincoln High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,216
(57%)
5,559
(61%)
 Not Eligible 788
(37%)
2,940
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 142
(7%)
560
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lincoln High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lincoln High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lincoln High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2124
2006 2168
2007 2200
2008 2186
2009 2266
2010 2254
2011 2218
2012 2146

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 20.7
2007 20
2008 19
2009 19.8
2010 20.3
2011 19.8
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44067796610169
2006 0.37130996309963
2007 0.47272727272727
2008 0.45333943275389
2009 0.55781112091792
2010 0.58695652173913
2011 0.60324616771867
2012 0.63280521901212

Compare Lincoln High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 63.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,146 18.8:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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