Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, SD - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,920
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    154 3.8
  • Ranking

Lincoln High School is a public coed school in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It has 1,920 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 72% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 154 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2900 South Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7990

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 154 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Lincoln has a wide variety of clubs. Theres Taylor Swift club, knitting club, and paper club all the way to academic organizations such as study buddies and NHS.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers i've had have been great. I take predominantly math and science courses and haven't met a teacher I didn't like.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Theres a nurse and two police officers on staff at all time but I've never seen them handle much.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The nurse is always worried that you are faking being sick.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: This school has a great band program. We travel all over the country with our award-winning marching band.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Washington High School 3 mi. 1,997
3.66 Roosevelt High School 5 mi. 2,134
3.66 Brandon Valley High School 8 mi. 975
3.00 Watertown High School 98 mi. 1,137
2.66 Central High School 158 mi. 1,201

Around Lincoln High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Lincoln High School United States South Dakota Brandon Valley High School Central High School Roosevelt High School Washington High School Watertown High School
White 74.0% 51.0% 76.9% 93.0% 85.0% 75.0% 64.0% 92.0%
African American 8.0% 15.0% 2.7% 1.0% 1.0% 6.0% 12.0% 0%
Native American 6.0% 1.1% 11.5% 0% 8.0% 4.0% 4.0% 1.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 4.5% 1.0% 2.0% 8.0% 8.0% 3.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 1.7% 1.0% 1.0% 3.0% 7.0% 0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 2.6% 0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 28.7%
Grade 10 24.8%
Grade 11 25.6%
Grade 12 20.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 35% Acadmics, Arts, and Athletics
  • 27% Accepting community of students and teachers
  • 22% Marching band
  • 16% Lincoln Crazies, Football season, cheering

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% Some of the best teachers only teach AP.
  • 22% A select few teachers
  • 11% Mr. Rice
  • 6% Mr. Jansen
  • 6% Mrs. Kadi
  • 6% Mrs.Bushfeild
  • 6% Mr. Gunderson
  • 6% The Principal: Mrs. Fox
  • 6% The Band people

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 19 responses

  • 74% Marching band
  • 16% SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS, , BAND, SPORTS, CLUBS,
  • 5% JROTC
  • 5% Academics

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 42% Lincoln Crazies
  • 32% We've got it all: academics, athletics, and arts
  • 21% Beware of Bando's
  • 5% Impressive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Take advantage of LHS' activities and great staff!
  • 29% Be outgoing! There is a place for everyone at LHS!
  • 7% Turn back while you still have the chance
  • 7% Get involved, stay in that group then you'll be ok

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 81% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.