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Lincoln High School

Home of the Cardinals

1600 SW Salmon StPortland, OR 97205Ph (503) 916-5200Fx (503) 916-2700

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About Us

  • National Awards
    Rated one of “America’s Best High Schools” in 2012 by US News and World Report, Newsweek, and the Washington Post!

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    Facts & Mission Statement

    Get to know us
    Overviews: Introduction YouTube video and an overview of our School History

    Get the facts:  Profile/School Report Card   

    More information: Our Location, the Bell Schedule and Communication, transportation and lunch FAQs

    Our VISION: Students who graduate from Lincoln High School will be responsible, respectful, international citizens with a passion for life-long learning and the self-esteem and skills necessary to appreciate human diversity and contribute to family and community.

     

    Our MISSION Statement: The mission of Lincoln High School is to serve as a neighborhood high school with an International Studies emphasis. Lincoln strives to meet the needs of a diverse student body in a positive, supportive learning environment and to provide the highest quality academic and extra-curricular opportunities. These opportunities include the International Baccalaureate Program and an overall strong college preparation program.

     

    All programs at Lincoln emphasize academic excellence, critical thinking, the development of life-long learning skills and high expectations for all students, while fostering self-esteem, personal responsibility and selfdiscipline. Lincoln’s programs encourage students to be responsive to cultural and individual diversity and to become positive, contributing citizens of the world.

     

     Our GOALS: Lincoln High School will provide each student with the opportunity to:

    • master the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, observing, analyzing and computing;
    • think critically, logically and imaginatively to identify, analyze and solve problems using a variety of techniques;
    • develop an understanding of scientific processes and principles and the skills necessary to use technology;
    • develop knowledge and understanding of history, political and economic systems, institutions and the
    • demands of responsible national and world citizenship;
    • develop a respect for one’s own and other people’s cultures and languages; to develop insight into personal values and ethical principles; and to be able to live and work cooperatively with others;
    • understand and practice the skills and balance necessary to develop, protect and enhance physical and mental health and to make appropriate decisions affecting his/her future;
    • develop time management skills.
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