Lincoln Middle School

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LaJuan White
Vice Principal
Julie Sayles
Andrea Ellis-Smith

Administrative Intern
Michael Foley
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 toward proficiency
- 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 development, 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
SCSD Announces Receivership Information Sessions for Clary and Lincoln SCSD Announces Receivership Information Sessions for Clary and Lincoln: Two SCSD middle schools have scheduled Receivership Information Session. Attending these meetings will help you better understand how receivership will impact the operation of Clary Middle School and Lincoln Middle School, respectively, and will allow you to ask any questions that you may have. Please see below for details. Clary Middle School - October 2, 5 pm 100 Amidon Drive, Syracuse Join us for a Clary Middle School Receivership Information Session. Attending this meeting will ... more >>
SCSD School Tool Parent Portal is Now Available! SCSD School Tool Parent Portal is Now Available!: The School Tool Parent Portal is now available as a resource for SCSD families. This password-protected site offers access to view student schedules, grades, assignments and more. To access the Parent Portal, please see the directions below. If you have any difficulties, please contact your child's school directly.  Accessing the SCSD School Tool Parent Portal Visit:                                 ... more >>

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Come to a SCSD Budget Forum!
Your voice counts! You’re invited to attend a COMMUNITY BUDGET FORUM where you can cast your vote on how the District spends its money. We will be introducing an interactive tool, Balancing Act, to collect responses. With your insight, we believe we can develop a more transparent and informed budget to better serve the students and families of Syracuse!

Monday, October 21, 5:30 PM— Bellevue Elementary (530 Stolp Ave.)
Tuesday, October 29, 5:30 PM— Nottingham High School (3100 E. Genesee St.)

Student and Family Supports are Available!
The SCSD has many academic, social, emotional and mental health supports available to students. School social workers can help connect you and your child to in school and/or out of school supports that meet your needs. Please call us at (315) 435-4450 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.

Ways to Show Community Support after Accident
Thank you to all who are sending love and healing energy after the terrible accident near Lincoln last week.

To help the family of injured student:

To voice a request for a crossing guard near Lincoln, please contact the Syracuse Police Dept. (they are in charge of hiring them):  
Traffic Enforcement


Community Policing Division-Main Office 

Chief's Office

 Community Relations


Important Links

Lincoln Facebook Page
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

Lincoln 2019-20 Receivership Report Quarter 1
Lincoln Notification Letter 11-2018