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
Lincoln Middle School is Now Home to SCSD’s First Service Dog Lincoln Middle School is Now Home to SCSD’s First Service Dog: Several SCSD schools have partnered with community organizations to bring therapy dogs in for occasional visits with students. But at Lincoln Middle School, students now benefit from an animal’s presence every day.   Khaleese’s first day of school was November 1 st . She isn’t a therapy dog, but a specially trained service dog. She works alongside sixth grade Special Education teacher Rose Figueroa to assist with a medical condition.   When Khaleese first came ... more >>
Yearbook Order Deadline! Yearbook Order Deadline!: This is the last week to order yearbooks at the discounted (early bird) price of $15!  Yearbooks are printed on glossy, color pages with features such as student photos, superlatives, athletics, clubs, baby photos and candids.  Parents can order online at or with cash or check through the order form.  Students can obtain an order form from the main office or Ms Heister in room 221.  Deadline until the price increase is Friday, Jan ... more >>
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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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.

Important Links

Lincoln Facebook Page
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

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