Reading. Science. Composite. L I N C O L N P U B L I C S C H O O L S ... 5%
Gifted. / 11% Special Education. / 10% Mobility rate. / 57% Eligible for free/
Lincoln Public Schools is a premier school district that provides excellence in education for all our students, evidenced in a tradition of rigorous academic standards and achievement. Educators at LPS are committed, motivated and incredibly dedicated to the young people of this community. Our goal is to continue improving our schools, one student at a time, until they are all successful. We invite our community to stay connected and involved with our schools as we work together to ensure an exciting future for our children.
Volunteering in the schools by reading to kids, tutoring, or sharing your skills.
Participating in business-school partnerships. 34,001 2008-09
District-Wide ACT Scores 23.1
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Supporting specific LPS projects by donating to Fund-A-Need at foundationforlps.org
In the past five years enrollment at Lincoln Public Schools has increased more than 10 percent. About 43 percent of our students qualified for free or reduced lunch. About 30 percent of our students came from ethnically diverse cultures. LPS students came from more than 50 different countries.
How Can You Help?
Attending school activities and asking how you can help.
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CAMPBELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2200 Dodge Lincoln, NE 68521 402-436-1129 • Fax: 402-436-3229 http://campbell.lps.org
The ACT test assesses a high school student’s general educational development and is designed to measure the skills needed for success in the first year of college coursework. The district-wide 23.2 composite score for LPS is only .1 lower than our all-time high of 23.3. The LPS score is a full point higher than the state, and two full points higher than the nation.
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Achieve Success Through Personal Best
We believe students will reach their maximum potential when: 1. An appropriate, rigorous curriculum is provided. 2. Parents, community, staff and students work as a partnership. 3. All students feel valued and respected and, in turn, value and respect others. 4. All students feel a sense of belonging, comfort and safety at school.
• 706 Students, grades PreK-5 • Average student class size: 22 • 41% Minority Students • 16% English Language Learners • 5% Gifted • 11% Special Education • 10% Mobility rate • 57% Eligible for free/reduced meals • 96% Average daily attendance rate
• 32 classroom teachers: 91 total staff • 2 EXCITE, 2 Reading Recovery, 5 Special Education/Resource, 7 specialists (PE, science, vocal music, art, computer, media, instrumental music), 1 counselor, 1 gifted facilitator, 10 Special Education paraeducators, 2 general education paraeducators, 1 principal, 1 coordinator and 1 instructional coordinator/interventionist
• 1 stationary computer lab • 100% classrooms with computer(s) • 96 laptops in mobile computer lab with wireless access throughout the building • One Promethean Active Board
• Differentiated Curriculum • Reading Recovery • Character Counts • TeamMates • EXCITE
Extracurricular Clubs • Boy Scouts • Girl Scouts • Art Club • Math Club • Writing Club
• Family Services “School’s Out” Before and After School Daycare • Parent Teacher Organization • YMCA/Salvation Army sports
• 9:00 a.m.-3:38 p.m. • Breakfast Program 8:40 a.m.9:00 a.m. • Office 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
• Burger King/Horizon Food Service Inc. (27th & Superior) • Hy-Vee (27th & Superior) • United States Postal Service “Wee Deliver”