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Lincoln High School Profile

District Summary

Seattle Public Schools provides high quality rigorous coursework to the entire Seattle area. Seattle School serves approximately 60,000 students. With 17 high schools, 13 middle schools, 10 K-8s and 63 elementary schools utilizing the K-5, K-8, 6-8, 9-12 grade level configuration. The student body is diverse and is made up of 15% Asian, 15% Black, 45.7% Caucasian, 13% Latinx, .5% American Indian/Native, 12.2% Multiracial and .5% Pacific Islander students.

School Summary

Lincoln High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school enrolling 1400 students in grades 9-12. Lincoln High School re-opened in 2019, after being shuttered for 40 years. Our senior class has a total of 189 students. Our senior class is made up of the following race/ethnicity break down:

  • Asian: 9 (5%)
  • Black: 11 (6%)
  • White: 132 (70%)
  • Hispanic: 18 (10%
  • Multiracial: 18 (10%)

The senior class is made up of students included in “Support Service/Programs” in Seattle Public Schools:

  • Highly Capable/Advanced Learner: 70 (37%)
  • Special Ed Served: 17 (9%)
  • 504 Plan: 11 (6%)
  • Homeless : 4 (2 %)
  • Free/Red. Lunch: 13 (7%)

Highly Capable/Advanced Learning students had the potential of earning between 1 and 6 high school credits at the middle school level, in the areas of Math, Science and World Language. Due to the advanced nature of the Highly Capable Program specifically, students are often eligible to begin advanced coursework two years earlier than their non-HC identified classmates.

Academic Program

Lincoln High School has a mixed block schedule, with 2 days of full blocks and 3 anchor days. We have a grade-level Mentorship Program, where students are paired with the same Mentor for all 4 years. Academic, College and Career, and Social Emotional Learning are all embedded in Mentorship.

  • All students complete 60 hours of community service requirement before graduating.
  • Worksite Learning Internships are available for students who have successfully completed a qualifying CTE course and internship is aligned with their high school and beyond plan.
  • Dual Enrollment (Running Start, College in the High School, or AP) courses are available to all students beginning their junior or senior year. 100% of our seniors in 2021-2022 students will take a college credit eligible course in Mathematics and English Language Arts
  • AP/IB/College in the High School
    • The following courses are currently offered or have been offered since 2019:
      • 2019-2020
        • AP Calculus AB
        • AP Calculus BC (prerequisite : Pre-calculus)
        • AP Physics
        • AP Japanese (Language & Culture)
        • AP Spanish (Language & Culture)
        • AP Computer Science Principles
      • 2020-2021
        • AP English Language & Composition (11th grade)**
        • AP US History (11th grade)
        • AP World History (10th grade- offered only for 2020-2021 school year)
        • AP Calculus AB (prerequisite: Pre-calculus)
        • AP Calculus BC (prerequisite : Pre-calculus)
        • AP Biology (prerequisite: Chemistry)
        • AP Chemistry (prerequisite: Chemistry)
        • AP Physics
        • AP Spanish (Literature & Culture)
        • AP Japanese (Language & Culture)
        • AP Art and Design
        • AP Computer Science A
      • 2021-2022
        • College in the High School English 101 (12th Grade)
        • AP Literature and Composition (12th grade)
        • AP English Language & Composition (11th grade)
        • AP US Govt & Economics (12th grade)
        • AP US History (11th grade)
        • AP Human Geography (10th grade)
        • College in the High School Math 107 (Math in Society)
        • College in the High School Precalculus (Math 141/142) (prerequisite: Algebra 2)
        • AP Calculus AB (: Pre-calculus)
        • AP Calculus BC (prerequisite : Pre-calculus)
        • AP Statistics (prerequisite: Algebra 2)
        • AP Biology (prerequisite: Chemistry)
        • AP Chemistry (prerequisite: Chemistry)
        • AP Environmental Science
        • AP Physics
        • AP French (Language & Culture)
        • AP Japanese (Language & Culture)
        • AP Spanish (Language & Culture)
        • AP Spanish (Literature & Culture)
        • AP Art and Design
        • AP Computer Science A
  • Honors Courses
    • The following courses were offered 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
      • Intro to Literature & Composition (9th grade)
      • World Literature & Composition (10th grade)
      • World History 1, 2 and 3 (9th & 10th grade)
      • Physics A & Chemistry A (typical 9th grade course)
      • Biology A & B (typical 10th grade course)
      • Physics B & Chemistry B (typical 11th grade course)

Co-Curricular Activities

Athletics

  • Boys & Girls’ Soccer
  • Football
  • Girls’ Volleyball
  • Cross-Country/Track
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Girls’ & Boys’ Swimming
  • Girls’ Gymnastics
  • Cheer
  • Wrestling
  • Softball (Fast/Slow Pitch)
  • Ultimate Frisbee (club)
  • Crew (club)
  • Lacrosse (club)

Activities/Clubs

  • Art Club
  • ASU (Asian Student Union)
  • Bouldering Club
  • BSU (Black Student Union)
  • Calligraphy Club
  • Chainlynx Robotics
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Team
  • DECA
  • Documentary Film Club
  • Drama
  • Environmental Club
  • Ethics Bowl
  • Feminism Club
  • House Elf Liberation Front
  • Investing Club
  • Japanese Conversation Club
  • JSA (Jewish Student Association)
  • JSU (Jewish Student Union)
  • Keystone Club
  • LSU (Latinx Student Union)
  • Lincoln Mural Club
  • LOG (Lincoln Outdoor Group)
  • Magic the Gathering Club
  • Math Club
  • Mental Health Club
  • Mock Trial Club
  • Mountain Biking Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Pet Club
  • Photography Club
  • SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Association)
  • Social Justice Club
  • STEM Outreach and Opportunities
  • Spanish Conversation Club
  • Tabletop Club
  • Water1st Club
  • Wii Club

Grading Information

Seattle Public Schools uses the state mandated Official GPA calculation on transcripts.

  • 4.0 GPA = A
  • 3.7 GPA = A-
  • 3.3 GPA = B+
  • 3.0 GPA = B
  • 2.7 GPA = B-
  • 2.3 GPA = C+
  • 2.0 GPA = C
  • 1.7 GPA = C-
  • 1.0 GPA = D
  • 0.0 GPA = E

Valedictorian

Seattle Schools Valedictorian may not be determined solely by GPA., to determine our Valedictorian, the following criteria are used for the selection process.

  • All 12th grade students with a 4.0 grade point average after the completion of the first semester of their 12th grade year will be automatically awarded Salutatorian. A committee of faculty members will convene to analyze the individual contributions by each Salutatorian in the areas of service, leadership, and character and select one Valedictorian to represent the class.

2019-2020 Covid Grade Scale

Winter Quarter and 2nd Semester Grades: A, Incomplete – No LHS students received an Incomplete for the 2nd semester of the 2019-2020 school year.

2020-2021 Covid Grade Scale

Planned for the duration of distance learning: A to C- and Incomplete
*Note Running Start and CIHS College Transcripts may differ from Seattle School Transcripts for this period.

Post-Secondary Acceptance

Lincoln High School does not have any current “post-secondary acceptance” data, as the class of 2022, is the first graduating class in over 40 years.

Sample of Colleges Attended by Graduates over the last 4 years

Lincoln High School does not have any “college attended by graduates over the last 4 years” data, as the class of 2022, is the first graduating class in over 40 years.