School News

Temporary Main Office


Due to the construction at Lincoln High School’s main campus, the main office has been moved to the Commons area. The contact information is the same. The only entrance into the main campus is now from the commons (west side of the building). The entrance on SW 9th is permanently closed.

School Calendar Updated


Click on the calendar at the right side of the screen for a list of important dates at Lincoln High School. Included are special evening events like Back-to-School Nights, parent-teacher conferences, college nights, and athletic events.

Lincoln High School joins Facebook!


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Important Info for Incoming Class of 2018 Seniors


Before our incoming seniors can begin school in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes. Many Lincoln juniors do not have this vaccination. Click on the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

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Lincoln Drama Program to Perform at Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcare


Students from the Abraham Lincoln High School theater department will perform at 2017 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase.   Senior Lorena Escobar will reprise an excerpt from her role as “Gabriella Montez” in the April production of Disney’s High School Musical. In addition, select Lincoln theater students will perform in a collaborative inter-school … Read more »

LHS Sophomore Completes Service Project for Blank Children’s Hospital


Des Moines Lincoln High School sophomore Johnathan Dooley, along with Gamers Outreach co-founder Jared Richter, recently presented a mobile gaming unit to Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. Called a GoKart, the mobile unit can be easily wheeled from room to room and will allow patients to play video games from their beds. Staff can … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 1
School Board Meeting
Aug 2
BLH Booster Club Meeting
Aug 7
Band Camp
Aug 9
School Registration Assistance
Aug 10
School Registration Assistance

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Lincoln Gear Available Online *UPDATED*

Lincoln’s Booster Club (BLH) has launched their online clothing and accessories store. Items available are new and fresh to Lincoln and the community. Click here to order your LHS merchandise!

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 81010 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. Read more.

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