School News


Lincoln High Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Lincoln and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

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2014-2015 Registration Information


For the 2014-2015 school year, Lincoln will have both an early registration process and a traditional registration. For details about both types of registration, fee information, and registration forms, click here.

Lincoln High Sings

Lincoln Shines at Musical Theater Awards


Students from Lincoln, East, Hoover and Roosevelt were on stage performing and winning at the 2nd annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards, held last night at the Civic Center and hosted by Des Moines Performing Arts. Click on the image to see a list of winning performers from DMPS and see photos of the gala event.

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Summer Assignments for AP English Courses


Students who requested to take AP Language & Composition or AP Literature & Composition for the 2014-2105 school year are responsible for completing the required summer reading assignment for the class. These assignments must be completed prior to the first day of school in August. Click here to see the summer assignments.

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1st Annual DMPS Close Up – Washington D. C. Trip (Spring 2015)


The Des Moines Public Schools is proud to offer a once in a lifetime field trip to Washington, D.C. for high school students taking US History/AP US History or US Government/AP Government in 2014-2015.  The trip will take place Sunday, March 15, 2015 to Friday, March 20, 2015 (spring break). Close Up is a non-profit, non-partisan … Read more »


Share Your Graduation Joy With #DMPS2014


With the 2014 commencement ceremony just days away, we know many will be using social media to share news and announcements, as well as photos and memories, about this very special event. Use the hashtag #DMPS2014 with your graduation-related tweets and posts in order to share updates about the big day here at Lincoln and throughout DMPS.

Upcoming Events

Aug 21
Gold Day (blocks 5-8)
Aug 22
Maroon Day (blocks 1-4)
Aug 22
Chicken Bowl
Aug 22
Pep Assembly
Aug 25
Gold Day (blocks 5-8)
2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-7500 | F: 515-242-7517

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AP English Summer Reading Assignments

The AP Language & Composition and AP Literature & Composition summer reading assignments can be found here.

2014-2015 Registration Information

For information about Early Registration, Traditional Registration, and the required 2014-2015 registration forms, click here.

LHS Weekly News

Click here to read the weekly LHS news bulletin.

Lincoln Text Messaging Service

Lincoln now offers a text messaging service for you to receive updates on important news happening at Lincoln, such as snow days and cancellations. All you need to do to get signed up is text (319)-774-3117 with the proper code. For students the code is @07509. For parents the code is @e6679.

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About Lincoln High School


2600 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-7500 | E:


Abraham Lincoln High School leads, inspires, and educates all students by providing access to a rigorous and relevant curriculum in order to meet the challenges of today.

The Lincoln Railsplitter family invites you to join our team as we work towards providing a world class education for all students!