Lincoln East High School
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Lincoln East High School
Lincoln East High School
1000 South 70th Street


United States
Coordinates40°48?13?N 96°37?20?W / 40.80361°N 96.62222°W / 40.80361; -96.62222Coordinates: 40°48?13?N 96°37?20?W / 40.80361°N 96.62222°W / 40.80361; -96.62222
School typePublic high school
OversightLincoln Public Schools
PrincipalSue Cassata
Faculty137.80 FTEs[1]
Enrollment2,215 (2018-19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio16.07[1]
MascotMartin the Spartan
WebsiteLincoln East H.S.

Lincoln East High School is a public high school located in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln Public Schools district. The current principal is Sue Cassata.

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.[2]


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.[3]

Extracurricular activities


LEHS' boys basketball team won state championships in 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975 and 1979.[4] The girls' basketball team has four state championships.[5] The boys' golf team has twelve state championships.[6] The girls cross country team won the NSAA Class A championship in 2018.[7]


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.[8]

Performing arts

LEHS has three competitive show choirs, the mixed-gender Express and Elevation and the female-only Elegance.[9] The school also hosts its own competition, the Spartan Spectacular.[10]

We the People

Lincoln East's We the People team won the Nebraska state championship in 2020.[11]

Notable alumni


  1. ^ a b c "LINCOLN EAST HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ School data for Lincoln East High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  3. ^ Riest, Margaret (August 26, 2017). "East High Spartans celebrating 50th anniversary". Lincoln Journal Star. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Leroy A. Zentic - Lincoln East". Nebraska High School Hall of Fame Foundation. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ Patterson, Mike. "Lincoln East's state basketball title reassures Dennis Prichard he's the right fit". Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "NSAA Boys Golf State Championship History". NSAA. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ Wagner, Brent (September 5, 2019). "After winning state championship, Lincoln East cross country team added two eighth grade stars". Lincoln Journal Star. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ Kellams, Josh (March 31, 2016). "Lincoln East speech team sets state record, continues dominance". 1011 News. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "SCC: Viewing School - Lincoln East High School". Show Choir Community. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "SCC: Lincoln East Spartan Spectacular 2020". Show Choir Community. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Lincoln East Takes First at We the People State Competition". KRVN. January 10, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ Star, JODIE FAWL / Lincoln Journal. "East senior gains influence, insight through YouTube videos".
  13. ^ Conger, Cindy (November 5, 2010). "Lincoln author Lee pushes boundaries of Christian literature". Lincoln Journal Star. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "The novels of Nebraska fantasy author Brandon Sanderson". Lincoln Libraries. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Eric Stokes". Retrieved 2019.
  16. ^ "Kent Wells". Retrieved 2019.
  17. ^ "Rob Zatechka". Retrieved 2019.
  18. ^ "Mike Zentic". Retrieved 2019.

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