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 40,000 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.