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
9 603
10 583
11 535
12 531

Lincoln High School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 2,252 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lincoln High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Iowa and the 997th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,252
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 110.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 997th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 2nd out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 354th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 7th out of 366

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Lincoln High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,169
(52%)
4,813
(51%)
 Female 1,083
(48%)
4,565
(49%)

Lincoln High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,199
(53%)
4,070
(43%)
 Hispanic 496
(22%)
2,128
(23%)
 Black 251
(11%)
1,741
(19%)
 Asian 157
(7%)
831
(9%)
 Two or More 127
(6%)
548
(6%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
46
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
14
(0%)

Lincoln High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,278
(57%)
5,647
(60%)
 Not Eligible 672
(30%)
2,694
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 302
(13%)
1,037
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lincoln High School is ranked 2nd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lincoln High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 2190
2014 2171
2015 2252

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
2013 18.2
2014 19.1
2015 20.4

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
2013 0.59178082191781
2014 0.65591893136803
2015 0.70159857904085

Compare Lincoln High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,252 20.4:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,259 15.8:1 4 miles
Walnut Creek Campus
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Public 09 - 12 139 10.8:1 5 miles
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