Average Teacher Salary in Lincoln Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Lincoln Public Schools is $42,641.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,038 $15,570 $17,348 $19,798 $23,294 $41,017
Kindergarten $47,989 $36,074 $40,527 $47,689 $55,096 $63,318
Elementary $47,307 $35,691 $39,077 $45,870 $55,609 $63,487
Middle school $47,932 $35,720 $39,333 $46,790 $57,075 $64,276
High school $46,940 $35,099 $38,637 $45,551 $55,499 $63,397

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,860
  • Full time teachers: 2,491
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 418
  • Instructional Coordinators: 142
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,780
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 711
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 33,659

Financial Statistics for Lincoln Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $248,964,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $81,366,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $23,358,000
  • Total revenue: $353,688,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $181,726,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $192,607,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $40,842,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $360,590,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Lincoln Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Lincoln Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Adams Elementary School
7401 Jacobs Creek Dr
Lincoln, NE 68512
402-436-1121
  • Total: 463
  • Pre-k: 7
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 61
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Arnold Elementary School
5300 West Knight Dr
Lincoln, NE 68524
402-436-1120
  • Total: 648
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 86
13 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Beattie Elementary School
1901 Calveroute St
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-436-1123
  • Total: 343
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 54
14 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Belmont Elementary School
3425 North 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68521
402-436-1124
  • Total: 781
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 153
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 118
  • 5th grade: 86
12 to 1 65 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Brownell Elementary School
6000 Aylesworth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68505
402-436-1127
  • Total: 302
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 46
12 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Calvert Elementary School
2103 O St
Auburn, NE 68305
402-274-4129
  • Total: 265
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 40
14 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Campbell Elementary School
2200 Dodge St
Lincoln, NE 68521
402-436-1129
  • Total: 629
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 83
15 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Cavett Elementary School
7701 South 36th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-436-1131
  • Total: 659
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 103
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Clinton Elementary School
1520 North 29th St
Lincoln, NE 68503
402-436-1132
  • Total: 550
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 59
12 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Eastridge Elementary School
6245 L St
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-436-1135
  • Total: 270
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 46
13 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Elliott Elementary School
225 South 25th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-436-1136
  • Total: 409
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 60
10 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Everett Elementary School
1123 C St
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-436-1159
  • Total: 539
  • Pre-k: 70
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 65
12 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Excite/first Presbyterian
840 South 17th
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-436-1960
  • Total: 42
  • Pre-k: 42
53 to 1 1 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Fredstrom Elementary School
5700 North West 10th
Lincoln, NE 68521
402-436-1140
  • Total: 506
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 88
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hartley Elementary School
730 North 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68503
402-436-1139
  • Total: 310
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 53
10 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Holmes Elementary School
5230 Sumner St
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-436-1143
  • Total: 373
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 48
10 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Humann Elementary School
6720 Rockwood Ln
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-436-1145
  • Total: 637
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 93
15 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Huntington Elementary School
2900 North 46th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-436-1144
  • Total: 470
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 65
12 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Kahoa Elementary School
7700 Leighton St
Lincoln, NE 68507
402-436-1147
  • Total: 466
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 74
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lakeview Elementary School
300 Capitol Beach Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68528
402-436-1149
  • Total: 335
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 39
14 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Maxey Elementary School
5200 South 75th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-436-1153
  • Total: 768
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 132
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 149
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 104
18 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Mc Phee Elementary School
820 Goodhue Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-436-1150
  • Total: 199
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 24
10 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Meadow Lane Elementary School
7200 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68505
402-436-1151
  • Total: 565
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 70
14 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Morley Elementary School
6800 Monterey Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-436-1154
  • Total: 515
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 74
16 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Norwood Park Elementary School
4710 North 72nd St
Lincoln, NE 68507
402-436-1155
  • Total: 114
  • Kindergarten: 19
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 14
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 19
8 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Pershing Elementary School
6402 Judson St
Lincoln, NE 68507
402-436-1160
  • Total: 363
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 61
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Prescott Elementary School
1930 South 20th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-436-1161
  • Total: 454
  • Pre-k: 78
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 51
12 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Pyrtle Elementary School
721 Cottonwood Dr
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-436-1162
  • Total: 414
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 70
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Randolph Elementary School
309 North Bridge St
Randolph, NE 68771
402-337-0385
  • Total: 140
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 68
12 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Riley Elementary School
5021 Orchard St
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-436-1164
  • Total: 328
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 40
15 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Roper Elementary School
2323 South Coddington St
Lincoln, NE 68522
402-436-1170
  • Total: 864
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 177
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 133
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 113
14 to 1 64 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Rousseau Elementary School
3701 South 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-436-1165
  • Total: 488
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 80
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Ruth Hill Elementary School
5230 Tipperary Trail
Lincoln, NE 68512
402-436-1142
  • Total: 491
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 89
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Saratoga Elementary School
2215 South 13th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-436-1166
  • Total: 250
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 27
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 23
11 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Sheridan Elementary School
3100 Placeymouth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-436-1167
  • Total: 411
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 65
14 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
West Lincoln Elementary School
630 West Dawes Ave
Lincoln, NE 68521
402-436-1168
  • Total: 458
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 67
12 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Zeman Elementary School
4900 South 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-436-1169
  • Total: 405
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 49
13 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lincoln Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
C Culler Middle School
5201 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-436-1210
  • Total: 437
  • 6th grade: 144
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 136
10 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
Dawes Middle School
5130 Colfax Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-436-1211
  • Total: 601
  • 6th grade: 212
  • 7th grade: 210
  • 8th grade: 179
13 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Goodrich Middle School
4600 Lewis Ave
Lincoln, NE 68521
402-436-1213
  • Total: 635
  • 6th grade: 211
  • 7th grade: 189
  • 8th grade: 235
12 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Irving Middle School
2745 South 22nd St
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-436-1214
  • Total: 855
  • 6th grade: 286
  • 7th grade: 281
  • 8th grade: 288
14 to 1 59 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lefler Middle School
1100 South 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-436-1215
  • Total: 569
  • 6th grade: 201
  • 7th grade: 167
  • 8th grade: 201
12 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lux Middle School
7800 High St
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-436-1220
  • Total: 821
  • 6th grade: 261
  • 7th grade: 280
  • 8th grade: 280
15 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mickle Middle School
2500 North 67th St
Lincoln, NE 68507
402-436-1216
  • Total: 676
  • 6th grade: 214
  • 7th grade: 232
  • 8th grade: 230
14 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Park Middle School
855 South 8th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-436-1212
  • Total: 859
  • 6th grade: 292
  • 7th grade: 270
  • 8th grade: 297
14 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pound Middle School
4740 South 45th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-436-1217
  • Total: 701
  • 6th grade: 251
  • 7th grade: 213
  • 8th grade: 237
15 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Scott Middle School
2200 Pine Lake Rd
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-436-1218
  • Total: 829
  • 6th grade: 249
  • 7th grade: 300
  • 8th grade: 280
15 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lincoln Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bryan Community School
1801 South 40th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-436-1308
  • Total: 157
  • Pre-k: 15
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade: 108
12 to 1 13 10th Grade 12th Grade
Lincoln East High School
1000 South 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-436-1302
  • Total: 1,473
  • 9th grade: 345
  • 10th grade: 377
  • 11th grade: 378
  • 12th grade: 373
16 to 1 95 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lincoln High School
2229 J St
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-436-1301
  • Total: 1,627
  • Pre-k: 14
  • 9th grade: 344
  • 10th grade: 454
  • 11th grade: 373
  • 12th grade: 442
14 to 1 118 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lincoln Northeast High School
2635 North 63rd St
Lincoln, NE 68507
402-436-1303
  • Total: 1,394
  • Pre-k: 5
  • 9th grade: 341
  • 10th grade: 380
  • 11th grade: 329
  • 12th grade: 339
14 to 1 101 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lincoln Southeast High School
2930 South 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-436-1304
  • Total: 1,775
  • 9th grade: 488
  • 10th grade: 421
  • 11th grade: 440
  • 12th grade: 426
17 to 1 106 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Star High School
5801 North 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-436-1305
  • Total: 1,796
  • Pre-k: 14
  • 9th grade: 441
  • 10th grade: 409
  • 11th grade: 443
  • 12th grade: 489
15 to 1 121 9th Grade 12th Grade
Southwest High School
7001 South 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68512
402-436-1306
  • Total: 1,873
  • 9th grade: 463
  • 10th grade: 472
  • 11th grade: 429
  • 12th grade: 509
15 to 1 122 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Lincoln Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ecse - Homebased
5901 O St
Lincoln, NE 68501
402-436-1907
  • Total: 357
  • Pre-k: 357
31 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,978
  • Median family income: $52,614
  • Median male income: $25,627
  • Median female income: $17,418
  • Median income of a renter: $25,039
  • Median income of a home owner: $55,302
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,710 9,275 13,750 15,530 6,950