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
Next Game Night will be Fri., May 15! Next Game Night will be Fri., May 15!: Plan to join teachers and fellow students in Zoom for an hour of fun! Every student who participates will receive a Golden Ticket, and there will be prizes! more >>
Game Night Week 2! See the flyers under School Documents. Game Night Week 2! See the flyers under School Documents.: Join us online on Friday, April 24 at 4 pm and/or 6 pm for games with students and staff! more >>
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 >>

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Important - Please scroll down to School Documents to get the Home Assignments. See the link to Food Pickup Sites for locations of free meals.

Learning at home
Please see the link below to WCNY for the schedule and classes available online. Students having trouble accessing online learning applications can now email - please explain the problem you're having and what type of device you are using.

Important Links

WCNY Classroom
Coronavirus Social Story for Children with Autism
Covid-19 Videos
Food Pickup Sites
Lincoln Facebook Page
NPR Comic Explaining Coronavirus
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

How to access Canvas
More Family Resources for COVID-19
Home Assignments during COVID 19 Closing
Parent Compact
Lincoln 2019-20 Receivership Report Quarter 2
Lincoln Notification Letter 11-2018
High School Choice How to apply
Resources during COVID 19