Honored with prestigious 2015 Award for Urban School Board Excellence, bestowed on only three “exemplary” school districts in the nation.
Recognized as a District of Distinction, respected national recognition from the District Administration magazine.
BELOW: The four strategic goals of Lincoln Public Schools
LPS Superintendent Steve Joel: “Our school district believes it is essential for LPS students to leave high school with a meaningful diploma that serves as a gateway to better employment and a successful college career.”
Bond issue projects well underway:
The Career Academy opened fall of 2015 • Renovated Seacrest Field opened fall 2015 • New secure entrance projects in schools completed • Technology improvements underway across the school district • Renovations and additions at many existing facilities • Sally G. Wysong Elementary School to open fall 2016 • Bill Nuernberger Education Center to open fall 2016 • Marilyn Moore Middle School to open fall 2017.
Perception Data: More than 1,600 families from 27 LPS schools were surveyed about their perceptions of various aspects of the school district. Highlights of findings:
New teachers hired for 2015-16:
Significant growth and complexity of LPS students along with a changing landscape of delivering quality education.