Lincoln Park High School Facts

Lincoln Park High School is THE Choice for Advanced Academics

Lincoln Park High School (LPHS) is both a neighborhood school with attendance boundaries and a high school with three magnet programs. The IB Middle Years Programme is the umbrella for all of the current programs at LPHS for freshman and sophomore year. 

    IB-MYP-Honors and Double Honors 

    IB-MYP-IB Diploma Programme

    Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Drama 



LPHS brings together students from over 100 elementary school and is academically, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse.

    Hispanic - 34%
    African American - 23%
    White - 28%
    Multiracial - 4%
    Asian - 11%
  • Two 2015 graduates, a 2014 and a 2012 graduate were winners of Gates Millennium Scholarship .
  • Three 2015 graduates and two 2014 graduates were winners of the Posse Foundation Scholarship.
  • Three 2015 graduates were winners of the Wentcher Foundation Scholarship.
  • The average composite ACT has been above 22 for the last four years.
  • LPHS received the 2015 SPARK Teaching Award for successful participation in History Fair since 1978.
  • It was noted, “... LPHS has developed one of the strongest History Fair programs in ... Illinois.”
  • Chicago History Fair - 14 students with 4 projects made it to National History Day in Washington D.C. in 2014.
  • 18 LPHS artists were All City Exhibition participates Class of 2016.
  • Five students were named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists; four students were named National Merit Commended Students.
  • Our Performing Arts department has placed in the top 4 in the IHSA Music Sweepstakes for 6 consecutive years, including 4 consecutive 2nd place finishes; we are the ONLY CPS school to have ever placed in the Top 5.
  • LPHS was selected to appear in the Cambridge 800, celebrating the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge.
  • LPHS was one of two schools in the United States recognized for its success in global and international education.