Lincoln Middle School

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LaJuan White
Vice Principal
Julie Sayles
Andrea Ellis-Smith
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 Students Become Published Authors Lincoln Students Become Published Authors: Four Lincoln students are now published authors, thanks to a national writing contest.   In the fall, several Lincoln students attended writing lab sessions in the school’s library, where they used provided story prompts to write their own short stories to enter into the Stranger Sagas writing contest, sponsored by Young Writers USA. Prompts included several eerie scenarios, and students were limited to 100 words to tell a vivid story.   Nine students submitted their finished ... more >>
Lincoln Students Learn Computer Science in New ‘App Creators’ Class Lincoln Students Learn Computer Science in New ‘App Creators’ Class: Last winter, Lincoln Middle School received a Project Lead the Way grant, made possible by Verizon. The grant provided $20,000 for the creation of a new course called App Creators – including equipment, training and course development.   Now in its first year at Lincoln, the semester-long class meets daily and is intended to help students develop an interest in computer science by showing them practical applications to other disciplines and to society.   “Our goal ... more >>
SCSD Receivership Public Hearings Announced SCSD Receivership Public Hearings Announced: School Receivership Information Sessions have been announced. Attending these meetings will help you better understand how receivership will impact the operation of your child's school and will allow you to ask any questions you may have.    School Date/Time Location Danforth Middle 11/14, 6:15 pm Auditorium Delaware Academy 11/17, 11:00 am Auditorium Dr. King Elementary ... more >>
Upcoming Events! Join Us Nov. 17 Upcoming Events! Join Us Nov. 17: On  Saturday, November 17,  Lincoln will host a Harvest Feast, a public hearing regarding our school status, and the Mobile Food Pantry. The Public Hearing will be held in the Cafeteria at 1 p.m. The Harvest Feast, including coat giveaways and raffles, is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Mobile Food Pantry from the Food Bank of Central New York will provide food boxes from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot. For more information about the public hearing please see the Lincoln Notification Letter ... more >>
Author Visit Prompts School-Based Community Projects Author Visit Prompts School-Based Community Projects: Thanks to a project sponsored by Molina Healthcare, SCSD staff were encouraged to submit their plans to help spread love and develop character education in their schools.   Several school submitted proposals, and three schools were selected to receive a visit from Matt De La Pena, author of ‘Love.’ Those three schools invited other schools to attend as well, allowing the author to reach scholars from Franklin, Van Duyn, Syracuse Latin, Ed Smith, Lincoln, Danforth and ELMS! ... more >>

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Important Links

Lincoln Facebook Page
Lincoln Support Staff
Parent Climate Survey Feb. 2019
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

HS & Career Fest
Lincoln Notification Letter 11-2018
School Continuation Plan