Lincoln Middle School

LaJuan White


Julie Sayles
Vice Principal

Richard Richardson
Vice Principal

Laureen Lane
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Rich Richardson
Tim Phelps

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4450
Attendance: (315)435- 4450
Guidance Office: (315) 435-4451
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4457

School Address:

1613 James Street,
Syracuse, NY 13203

School Hours:

8:00am- 3:45pm



Check out our School's Homepage for more information about Lincoln Middle School! 

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! 

Upcoming Events: 
Family Dinner Night- February 28th- 5:30pm- 7:00pm

Student Climate Survey  

School News
SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference: A group of middle school girls from Danforth, Lincoln and Westside Academy at Blodgett recently attended the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Cornell University, intended to help encourage an interest in math and science.   Each year, 500 girls are selected from nationwide entries, and this year, all 75 SCSD students who were nominated for the conference lottery were selected to attend! At the conference, girls heard a keynote speech from a female scientist, attended workshops, learned ... more >>
Lincoln Middle School WEB Leaders Spread the Love on Valentine's Day: On Valentine's Day the 8th Grade WEB Leaders had the opportunity to participate in  Random Acts  and  Wish of a Lifetime's  #ACTGLOBAL Initiative and deliver roses to seniors in our community.  We walked to two different Assisted Living Facilities in our neighborhood to deliver roses to the residents. More then just delivering flowers, our leaders were able to sit and visit with the residents, listen to their stories and advice and even take some selfies. Both the ... more >>
SCSD Students Named ‘Youth Unsung Heroes’: “He refuses to give up, and constantly challenges himself to be better.”   “Her love of learning is magnetic.”   “He has a positive attitude that is infectious.”   “She is an extremely positive role model for her peers.”   “He is a peacemaker who has a big heart.”   “She is genuine and takes pride in herself.”   “He is always willing to jump in and help his classmates.” ... more >>
Scholars Shine at Lincoln's Annual Multicultural Festival: more >>
Improvement in SCSD Schools Recognized by NYS: The State Education Department recently released performance data for SCSD schools in receivership. The data, from the 2015-16 school year, showed all 9 of our receivership schools making Demonstrable Improvement. Notable highlights vary by school but include things like an increase in standardized test performance, decrease in the number of suspensions, increase in graduation rate, drop in the number of serious incidents and more.   Overall, SCSD schools met or exceeded 69 percent of ... more >>

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Important Links

NYS School Review Report
High School Choice Booklet
HSA Student Survey
Lincoln Support Staff
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

STAR PTO Presentation
2016-2017 Testing Schedule
Quarterly Receivership Report QR2 2016-2017
Family Dinner Night Flyer
Q1- Lincoln Receivership report- 2016-2017
Dismissal Letter
School Supply Lists 16-17
Lincoln Q3 15-16 Receivership Report
Lincoln Q2 Quarterly Report
Lincoln Revised SIG Plan
Lincoln Final CET Recommendations
Child Care Transportation Form
School Wide Matrix