About Lincoln Public Schools
Lincoln Public Schools At a Glance
- Lincoln has a population of 21,105 at the 2010 census and is the home to six public schools serving students in grades PK through grade 12
- The graduating class at Lincoln High School in 2017 was 178 students
- The teacher:student ratio is 1:11
- 62% of the teaching staff have Master’s degrees or higher; 100% of the counseling staff have Master’s Degrees
- In 2012, 90% of graduating students went on to post-secondary education
Nestled in northern Rhode Island, the Lincoln Public School District contains six schools. The four elementary schools – Saylesville, Lonsdale, Central Lincoln, and Northern Lincoln – all four offer full day kindergarten. Northern Lincoln Elementary also offers a pre-school program.
Lincoln also has one middle school and one high school. The total enrollment for Lincoln Public Schools (as of June 2017) remains steady at approximately 3210 students.
Awards and Accomplishments
- In August 2016, Lincoln High School was given a silver medal by US New & World Report’s ranking of top high schools throughout the country. This is an award only 10% of U.S. schools receive.
- Each of Lincoln’s four elementary schools received bronze medals in Rhode Island’s Healthier School Challenge contest, hosted by the United State Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services in 2015. The challenge recognizes outstanding nutrition and physical activity programs.
- Lincoln Superintendent, Georgia Fortunato, was named Superintendent of the Year by the Rhode Island Superintendent Association in 2015.