Lincoln Middle School

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LaJuan White
Vice Principal
Julie Sayles
Laureen Lane
Administrative Intern
Jason Taylor
DASA Coordinators
Tim Phelps
Julie Sayles
Main Office
(315) 435-4450
(315)435- 4450
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4457
Guidance Office
(315) 435-4451
School Address 
1613 James St. |
Syracuse, NY 13203
School Hours 
7:50 AM-3:10 PM

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Vision Statement
Lincoln Middle School will prepare all students academically and socially for a path of lifelong learning in high school, college and beyond.

Mission Statement
Lincoln Middle School is a community where students are engaged and encouraged to meet high expectations through strong positive connections that support student growth. We recognize each child as an individual with varying ability levels and learning styles. We consist of stakeholders who will lead and actively participate in creating an academically challenging and emotionally safe environment that promotes collaboration, honors diversity, celebrates progress, and prepares our scholars to be active life-long learners in their pursuit of higher education and career readiness.

 - Dedicated planning time will be used align instruction to the common core state standards and monitored to ensure that all students are moving towards profiency
- Adopt and implement 3 school-wide common strategies that reflect best practices providing all learners an opportunity to engage in differentiated instruction and rigorous learning defined by a proven teaching framework.
- School leaders, teacher teams and support staff will effectively communicate school-wide high expectation addressing academic achievement, character developement, parent engagement, and college and career readiness through multiple transparent methods.


Lincoln Middle School, We Want to Hear From You!

Syracuse City Schools is making it easier than ever to connect with Lincoln, bringing Let's Talk! into every school in the district.

With this innovative, two-way communications solution, you can discuss your child's academic and social progress, ask a question about a program, or share your general feedback at your convenience - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Simply click the Let's Talk! button at, and select the topic of your choice to start a conversation.

Tell us what's on your mind and, in return, we'll send you a personal response within 24 hours. We're committed to providing you the best service and partnering with you in your child's education. If it matters to you, it matters to us! Lincoln Middle School, Let's Talk! 

School News
Lincoln Students Learn the Art of Poetry at a Workshop Lincoln Students Learn the Art of Poetry at a Workshop: “It’s funny how one sentence can put a whole story in your head,” poet Tyler Barton said in response to a student’s six word poem.   A group of Lincoln seventh and eighth graders enjoyed a special visit from Mr. Barton and author Erin Dorney, who live in Pennsylvania but were in Syracuse for a Small Press Series event at Syracuse University. Through the hour-long workshop, students were introduced to the art of erasure poetry and learned that poetry is everywhere… ... more >>
Picture Day! Friday, October 26 Picture Day! Friday, October 26: Order forms are being handed out in homeroom this week. Students will have their photo taken by professional photographers on Friday, October 26. more >>
Author Visit from Matt de la Peña Author Visit from Matt de la Peña: On Friday, September 28, 2018, the author  Matt de la Peña came to speak to our sixth grade students! We were joined by students from Danforth and ELMS. Mr. de la Peña gave an inspiring presentation about his background, how he came to be a writer, and why he wrote the book Love , which he read to us. We will be using the book as part of an ongoing project this year. Stay tuned!   more >>
Open House Sept. 19! Open House Sept. 19!: Sept. 19th -- Lincoln M.S. Open House -- Principal White invites you to our first Open House of 2018 on Wednesday, September 19th at 5:00 PM, in the Café.  Meet the staff, learn about PEN, eChalk NOTIFY and experience a day in the life of a Lincoln Scholar!  Please join us! GOOD BETTER BEST!   more >>
Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners in their children’s education.   TIP 1: Email is key when communicating with teachers Since many teachers don’t have telephones in their classrooms, the best way for parents  ... more >>

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Important Links

NYS School Review Report
Lincoln Support Staff
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

Receivership Report - 2017-18 Quarter 4
School Continuation Plan