Our School District
Lincoln Public Schools is the second largest public school district in Nebraska, located in the heart of the plains, renowned for its long-standing legacy of educational excellence and tradition of rigorous academic achievement. The school district is growing and thriving, serving over 42,000 students in more than 60 schools and programs.
The school district also offers high school students an International Baccalaureate Program, extensive school-to-careers programs, an alternative high school setting, and focus programs in science, arts and humanities, information technology and entrepreneurship. Other special features include all-day kindergarten, a Reading Recovery program for first-graders, a booming English Language Learner program, hands-on instructional technology lessons, broad special education services, and a fully developed enrichment program for students identified as gifted.
LPS stresses a strong academic focus on core, cornerstone lessons of reading, writing, arithmetic, science and social studies, but also provides enrichment classes in fine and visual arts, foreign language and business, plus a vast array of after-school athletics and activities.
Photos: Superintendent, Dr. Steve Joel
The Lincoln Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Lincoln Public Schools District Office, 5905 O St.
January 26, 2021
Social studies teachers across Lincoln Public Schools faced the challenge of discussing last week’s Presidential inauguration on Jan. 21, the day after the historical event and during an era of divisive politics. It’s a challenge that teachers welcomed.
January 25, 2021
This week, Don Mayhew visits with Associate Superintendent for Instruction, Matt Larson, about the new one-year only 2021-22 Remote Learning Program.
January 22, 2021
The Lincoln Board of Education will meet for its regular board meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Lincoln Public Schools District Office, 5905 O St.
January 22, 2021
The annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Rally and March has grown into a Lincoln tradition during its 26-year history. This year’s rally and march on Monday was untraditional - held virtually because of the pandemic - but it was no less impactful.
January 19, 2021
The Planning Committee invites you to the virtual observation of the 26th Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Rally and March. We encourage you to be inspired, educated, empowered, and entertained through components that address the 2021 theme: "Walk Together | Rallying Steps Toward Equality, Justice, Kindness, and Civility."
January 15, 2021
At this time, law enforcement has assured us there is no indication there is a threat to any of our staff, students or our school buildings. We will continue to work with them to ensure the safety of all staff and students while they are in school.
January 14, 2021