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Elementary & Secondary Education

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A. Public Schools

1. School District Profile: Lincoln Public Schools
Total Enrollment (2011 - 12)36,943100%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
White/Other25,55969.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native2990.8%
Black or African American2,3386.3%
Asian1,7234.7%
Hispanic/Latino4,48312.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander250.1%
Two or More Races2,5166.8%
Total Minority11,38430.8%
Spending per Student
Total (2011 - 2012)$9,286
Regular Instructional$5,887
2. 3rd & 8th Grade Iowa Test of Basic Skills
 3rd Grade8th Grade
ReadingAverage-DistrictAverage-StateAverage-DistrictAverage-State
2009 - 201059595654
2010 - 201160625856
2011 - 201260605856
2012 - 201360605757
MathematicsAverage-DistrictAverage-StateAverage-DistrictAverage-State
2009 - 201057575556
2010 - 201158595555
2011 - 201258585555
2012 - 201358585555
Total ScoreAverage-DistrictAverage-StateAverage-DistrictAverage-State
2009 - 201059595656
2010 - 201162635756
2011 - 201262625756
2012 - 201361615757
Total ScoreTestedPercentageNot TestedPercentage
2009 - 20104,79495.80%2104.20%
2010 - 20114,76693.71%3206.29%
2011 - 20125,02794.30%3045.70%
2012 - 20135,29394.81%2905.19%
3. ACT Average Scores
 All Students
YearsLPSNationalState
2005 - 200623.0021.1021.90
2006 - 200722.9021.2022.10
2007 - 200823.3021.1022.10
2008 - 200923.3021.1022.10
2009 - 201023.2021.0022.10
2010 - 201123.2021.1022.10
2012 - 201320.5020.9021.50
4. National Merit Scholars (2012) and Graduation Rates
High SchoolSemiFinalistCohort Four-Year GraduationMerit Scholars per 100 GraduatesGraduation Rate (2010)Graduation Rate (2011)Graduation Rate (2012)
Lincoln East993042.9689.4%90.9%89.4%
Lincoln High222620.7665.6%73.2%69.3%
Lincoln Northeast112630.3872.2%76.1%82.7%
Lincoln Southeast554161.2084.1%82.6%88.1%
Lincoln Southwest (2002)334560.6688.6%93.3%92.9%
Lincoln North Star (2003)113740.2778.1%77.0%80.6%
Total212120751.0180.1%82.4%83.8%
% of High School Seniors attending college61%
Mandatory Competency Testing for GraduationYes
5. Specialized Programs

Focus Programs     
Entrepreneurial Focus Program: collaboration with Gallup Organization     
Information Technology Focus Program: Students attend school for regular classes and go off site for tech programs.     
Science Focus Program: All classes, all day held at the Lincoln Zoo.     
Arts & Humanities Focus Program      

Career and technical educational department programs     
Tech Prep Programs: All LPS high schools offer classes in CAD, Business Mgt., etc. for college credit    
Occupational Clusters or Career Pathways: Lincoln North Star  

Sources: Nebraska Department of Education - State of the Schools Report, available at: http://www.education.ne.gov/     
Spending per student, available at: http://www.education.ne.gov/fos/Schoolfinance/AFR/.../1112/ppc1112.pdf     
National Merit Scholars information taken from Lincoln Public Schools, available at: http://www.lps.org     
Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, available at: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/Reports/progressReport     

B. Parochial & Private Schools

Total Enrollment (Spring 2010)
SchoolGrade RangeTotal Enrollment (excluding PK)Preschool EnrollmentPhone NumberWebsite
Adventist
Helen Hyatt ElementaryK-8134 402-483-1181View Website
College View Academy9-1275-402-483-1181View Website
George Stone Elementary1-830-402-486-2896View Website
Catholic     
Pius X High School9-121065-402-488-0931View Website
Blessed Sacrament SchoolPK-813320402-476-6202View Website
Cathedral of the Risen Christ SchoolPK-834143402-489-9621View Website
North American Martyrs SchoolPK-849773402-476-7373View Website
Sacred Heart SchoolPK-817624402-476-1783View Website
St. John's Elementary SchoolPK-828945402-486-1860View Website
St. Joseph SchoolPK-854241402-489-0341View Website
St. Mary's SchoolPK-813317402-476-3987View Website
St. Patrick's Elementary SchoolPK-811614402-466-3710View Website
St. Peter's Catholic SchoolPK-847349402-421-6299View Website
St. Teresa Elementary SchoolPK-828922402-477-3358View Website
Villa Marie SchoolUngraded Special Education14-402-786-3625 
Christian     
Lincoln Christian Elem/JR-SRPK-1248142402-488-8888View Website
Parkview Christian SchoolPK-1212848402-474-5820View Website
Home School     
Nebraska Christian Home Education Assoc.PK-12--402-423-9476View Website
Lutheran     
Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School6-12380-402-467-5404View Website
Christ Elementary SchoolPK-56942402-483-7774View Website
Faith Lutheran SchoolPK-6126195402-416-7402View Website
Good Shepherd Lutheran SchoolPK-81989402-423-7677View Website
Messiah Luthern SchoolPK-5169145402-489-3024View Website
St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran SchoolK-822-402-423-1497View Website
Trinity Kindergarten ProgramPK11-402-475-9731 
Trinity Lutheran Church & SchoolPK-511742402-466-1800View Website
Private     
Prairie Hill Learning Center (Roca, NE)18 mo.-14 yr. olds38-402-438-6668View Website
Child's View Montessori18 mo.-6 yr. olds326402-484-6230 
Lincoln Montessori School30 mo.-6 yr. olds25-402-489-8110View Website
Children's Circle Montessori18 mo-6 yr. olds522402-489-0872View Website
Berniklau Education Solutions Team9-19 yr. olds25-402-420-2888View Website

Information submitted herein was received from sources deemed to be reliable. Although we have no reason to doubt the accuracy or completeness of the data, it may be subject to errors or omissions.      
      
Sources:  

A. Nebraska Department of Education, State of the Schools Report, Lincoln Public Schools; District College Attendance Report Fall 2013.pdf (from LPS district office)
B. National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey
1. Past ACT results should not be compared to the 2013 results because this year's results include more students than past year
2. New data likely in coming months 

     

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