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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  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 2,048 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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Lincoln High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1310
64 responses
Average ACT
27
437 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$59,912
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$827
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$189,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
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. 24 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 71 responses
  • Homecoming week
    20%
  • Football Games
    15%
  • Plays/Musicals
    13%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Spinsters
    10%
  • Chicken dinner
    8%
  • Variety Show
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,048
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 27 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 27 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,785
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
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. 35 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 35 responses

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