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Lincoln High School
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  • Public
  • SIOUX FALLS, SD

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Lincoln High School is a highly rated, public school located in SIOUX FALLS, SD. It has 2,117 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1320
70 responses
Average ACT
27
519 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$61,738
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$838
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$205,100
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 75 responses
  • Homecoming week
    20%
  • Football Games
    16%
  • Plays/Musicals
    12%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Spinsters
    9%
  • Variety Show
    9%
  • Chicken dinner
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,117
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,785
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 33 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 33 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,482 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 36 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 36 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 36 responses

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