Lincoln Park High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,261
Best High School in Illinois
#72
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District City of Chicago School District 299
Type Public
 Phone (773)534-8130
 Location 2001 N Orchard St
Chicago, IL 60614
Charter School No

Lincoln Park High School has an academic rating well above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, average graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 72nd in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Racial Demographics

The Lincoln Park High School student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White28%632
Black22.2%501
Hispanic35.6%804
Asian Pacific10%225
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races4.1%93

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Lower 28.2%

59.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Lincoln Park High School students are largely lower-middle income and rank 496th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman675
Sophomore567
Junior457
Senior562
Total2,261

Completions

Graduation Rate
90%
Rank in Illinois
222nd
Rating
6 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile69%
White90% to 94%*
Black80% to 84%*
Hispanic90% to 94%*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged87%
Limited English Proficiencyless than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
41%
Rank in Illinois
95th
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Lincoln Park High School scored an average 41% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 15.7% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*60% to 64%*
Boys20% to 29%*45% to 49%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-.%
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*70% to 79%*
Black20% or less*30% to 39%*
Hispanic30% to 39%*50% to 54%*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White20% to 29%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishless than 50%*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
22.5

The average ACT score for Lincoln Park High School students in 2017 was 22.5. This indicates that the average student scores in the 63rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
56%
Rank in Illinois
227th
Rating
6 out of 10

568 out of 1,019 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 37% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
32%
AP Pass Rank in Illinois
120th
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Lincoln Park High School offers 23 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Lincoln Park High School had 704 taking AP exams with a 478 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the Illinois state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 68% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 32%
AP Courses Offered 23

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate28%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate26%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate32%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.9%42
Boys2.7%27
Girls1.2%15
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.6%13
Boys0.8%8
Girls0.4%5

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students10.3%228
Boys12.3%125
Girls8.5%103
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.2%2

Location

Lincoln Park High School
2001 N Orchard St
Chicago, IL
60614
(773)534-8130

9 out of 10 1

District

City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago, IL