We Are a City of Lifelong Learners.Here, learning means being surrounded by people who can teach you both in and out of a classroom. Our K-12 students are nurtured and offered as many educational advantages as a parent could hope for. Our colleges and universities draw people to Lincoln with different pursuits, passions, and interests which keep our city flush with diversity and those who seek new experiences. We are a city with a voracious appetite for knowledge and discovery. Get ready to be inspired to become a life-long learner.
Lincoln school students have a wealth of opportunity from a strong and dynamic public school system, to a variety of private school options. Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) educates between 35,000-40,000 students each year in 38 elementary, 11 middle and 6 high schools, as well as through The Career Academy. Lincoln also has 33 private schools serving nearly 7,000 students. The Career Academy, a partnership between LPS and Southeast Community College, opened its doors in August 2015 to offer hands-on experience, dual credit and credentialing training across 16-pathways.