As a public charter high school, Lincoln International High School has an open enrollment policy, which means we will accept any eligible student who submits their application on time, unless we are full. If we are full we will use a lottery system to determine priority for admission.
WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or disability. We are required by law to ensure physical and program access for disabled persons.
WE DO NOT exclude, expel, or otherwise discriminate against any person seeking admission as a student, or a person enrolled as a student because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or disability.
WE DO NOT require an application for admission that elicits or attempts to elicit information, or to make or keep a record, concerning the creed, religion, sexual orientation, or disability of a person seeking admission, except as permitted by rules of the Minnesota Department of Education.
WE DO NOT make or use a written or oral inquiry or form of application that elicits or attempts to elicit information, or to keep a record concerning the race, color, national origin, sex, age, or marital status of a person seeking admission, except for purposes of evaluating the effectiveness of recruitment, admissions, and other educational policies, and the data is maintained separately from the application.
A "sibling" is defined as a student applicant who is related to an enrolled student with the same father and/or mother either (1) genetically, or (2) through legal process, i.e., adoption, guardianship, or foster parent. Sibling preference does not apply until one of the siblings is actually enrolled.
Siblings of currently enrolled students will be given first priority. If there are more sibling applicants than spots available, the sibling applicants will be shuffled by lot each year and then offers of enrollment will be made in the order drawn.
Second priority will be given to children of school staff or volunteers. If a staff member's employment is ended for any reason, the child moves to the end of the non-preferential waiting list.
Once all sibling applicants and children of school staff have been placed, other applicants will be offered enrollment in their order on the non-preferential applicant waiting list determined by lottery.
If any student, whether enrolled or on the waiting list, cancels their application or withdraws from Lincoln International High School they shall lose their place. If they later re-apply, they shall be treated as a new applicant.
All applicants still on a waiting list at the beginning of the next enrollment period must submit a new application for enrollment and will be subject to the enrollment process described above. The waiting lists do not carry over from year to year.