B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    D+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Abraham Lincoln High School is a public school located in Council Bluffs, IA. It has 1,290 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.
Address
1205 Bonham Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Telephone
(712) 328-6481
Website

Abraham Lincoln High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1110
6 responses
Average ACT
23
108 responses
AP Enrollment
10%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.22 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 50 responses
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  • Football games
    20%
  • Pep Rally
    14%
  • Spirit Weeks
    14%
  • Art shows
    12%
  • Basketball games
    10%
  • Volleyball games
    10%
  • Band competitions
    6%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,290
Free or Reduced Lunch
46%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
14%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.27 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.27 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.27 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,633/ year
National
$12,239
66%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.29 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.29 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.29 responses
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I like that Abraham Lincoln High school because it's a very diverse school. There are different people from many cultures who have points of view about all topics. One example is our respect for one another, at Abraham Lincoln we don't care if you're a different race or have a different sexual orientation, we are all here to learn and that is all that matters, and nothing else. The one thing that I would change about Abraham Lincoln is hours that we go to school, I believe if we started school at 10 AM instead of 8:10 AM, us kids will be more awake and focused to learn, other than ignoring 1st hour and trying to catch up on sleep.
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Abraham Lincoln High school gives you many opportunities to succeed. They have college readiness classes available to most students and offer a wide range of AP and CE classes. The staff seem to care about the well being of the students. Something I would like to see change however, is the clubs and activities available. There is a small category of the more popular clubs nation wide but nothing outside of the box or anything that interests me.
Abraham Lincoln is a very nice high school where teachers are very dedicated and thoughtful. The administrators are always engaged in and present during school activities as well as making sure the school and students have every opportunity to reach their full capabilities. There are many diverse choices when it comes to academics and students have the ability to freely choose what they want to study. Abraham Lincoln is also very supportive because Students who wish to earn college credits or take courses that aren't offered at AL have the opportunity to travel to the Tucker Center or Thomas Jefferson to accomplish their goals.