Lincoln Public Schools is the only public school district run entirely by the municipality of Lincoln. It operates 71 elementary schools, 18 middle schools, 13 high schools, a K-12 school that provides education up to 3rd grade and after-school daycare for kindergarteners, a K-12 math and science academy, a citywide high school for special needs students, and an alternative high school. It also operates a community learning center that provides adult education classes in the evening.
Lancaster County Public Schools is the second-largest public school district in Lincoln, Nebraska. The LCPS Board of Education is currently made up of six members, each representing one of the six voting districts in Lancaster County.
The City School District of Lincoln serves all or chunks of several communities in Lincoln, including Butte, Irvington, College View, Glenwood, Havelock, Fordyceville, and Southwood Acres.
Other school districts serve parts of Lincoln, such as Adams Central Junior-Senior High School and Southern School District.
The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is also located in Lincoln and was established in 1869. It enrolls more than 34,000 students and employs more than 2,700 faculty members.
The Lincoln area hospitals are:
Bryan Health is a not-for-profit hospital system in Lincoln, Nebraska; it is the parent company of BryanLGH Medical Center and The Heart Hospital at BryanLGH. There are also six different locations for physician offices within Bryan Health's network.
Bergan Mercy is a not-for-profit hospital in southeastern Lincoln, Nebraska, managed by Catholic Health Initiatives and Mercy Health Systems, Inc. The hospital operates a Level II trauma center and is home to the University of Nebraska Medical Center's regional Burn and Wound Treatment Center.
Elizabeth Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska. St. Elizabeth is owned by Catholic Health Initiatives and is accredited as a Chest Pain with PCI facility.
Pinnacle Pointe is a for-profit hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska, that opened on August 13, 2011, after the merger of PinnacleHealth System and Nebraska Medicine. It has 198 beds - 78 medical-surgical beds, 36 transitional care beds, 22 intensive care beds, and 52 long-term rehab/subacute beds.
Pinnacle Pointe Rehabilitation Hospital is a 40-bed hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska, that specializes in rehabilitation services.
Mercy Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital in south-central Lincoln, Nebraska. It opened on September 5, 2009, and operates a level III trauma center and 24/7 emergency room.