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Lincoln East High School
Public high school in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,589 students and 102.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 15.6:1. There were 194 students (12.2% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 70 (4.4% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
Lincoln East High School opened in 1967 as the fourth high school in the Lincoln Public Schools system. A student vote resulted in the Spartan mascot and the school colors of blue and white, modeled after the flag of Greece.
LEHS' boys basketball team won state championships in 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975 and 1979. The girls' basketball team has four state championships. The boys' golf team has twelve state championships. The girls cross country team won the NSAA Class A championship in 2018.
From 2002 to 2016, the Lincoln East speech team took first place each year at the annual state tournament. The team won 32 of the 40 state titles in speech since the tournament started and the 15 consecutive state championships are the most of any team in the state in any sport or activity.
LEHS has three competitive show choirs, the mixed-gender Express and Elevation and the female-only Elegance. The school also hosts its own competition, the Spartan Spectacular.
We the People
Lincoln East's We the People team won the Nebraska state championship in 2020.