Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, FL - Niche

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Lincoln High School is a public school in Tallahassee, Florida. It has 2,082 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 68% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 240 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

3838 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 487-2110

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 240 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 1
    Health & Safety: There is a school nurse but if you are REALLY lucky you might catch her once out of ten visits.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are bunch of different clubs but trying to get a club started is really difficult. I have tried to start a club but they wouldn't allow it because it was "similar" to another club. The only similarity was that they were both religious.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: This school is unique in the fact that they offer so many different options for classes. Lincoln High School is the only high school in our county that offers so many different options for AP and classes in general.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of them love doing their job, but there is a couple of teachers who don't really care about their job or have absolutely no idea how to do it effectively and that really drags down the overall quality of the staff.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are many extracurricular opportunities offered on campus. There is an opportunity for anyone looking for something to do after school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.00 Chaires Elementary School Public
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2.33 John G. Riley Elementary School Public, Magnet
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Florida State University School 4 mi. 1,690
2.66 James Rickards High School 4 mi. 1,243
3.66 Leon High School 4 mi. 1,993
2.66 Amos P. Godby High School 6 mi. 1,179
3.66 Lawton Chiles High School 9 mi. 1,942

Around Lincoln High School

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


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Lincoln High School United States Amos P. Godby High School Florida State University School James Rickards High School Lawton Chiles High School Leon High School
White 55.0% 51.0% 18.0% 49.0% 10.0% 79.0% 59.0%
African American 32.0% 15.0% 70.0% 29.0% 78.0% 8.0% 31.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 25.0% 6.0% 14.0% 2.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 0% 2.0% 5.0% 4.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 2.0% 4.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 29.9%
Grade 10 24.3%
Grade 11 25.9%
Grade 12 19.9%

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 39 responses

  • 79% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 25% Teachers are awesome and caring
  • 21% We have a diverse student body and are successful
  • 15% Lots of AP classes!
  • 10% We just dont care
  • 10% We can come together as a school to reach any goal
  • 8% Everyone gets along well/not many cliques
  • 6% If something happens, everyone comes together
  • 6% Help students reach their potential

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 24% Poor teachers, not many but some
  • 19% Administration and Guidance
  • 16% Science Dept.
  • 14% Football focus
  • 11% Physics Department
  • 11% AP focus
  • 5% Too much focus on being the best HS around

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 28 responses

  • 50% AP classes
  • 43% Athletics
  • 7% The seniors

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 53% Academics and Athletics combined!
  • 16% Average
  • 16% Diverse and successful
  • 9% Athletic
  • 6% One of a kind

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 39% Don't take more AP classes than you can handle
  • 22% Do your homework, it is a large part of the grade
  • 17% Be yourself
  • 9% Be kind
  • 4% Get involved!!
  • 4% Do not try and do everything
  • 4% Preforming arts classes are worth the GPA drop

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 8% I love everything about this school.
  • 88% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.