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
Looking Ahead: Click Here to Fill Out the Reopening Questionnaire Looking Ahead: Click Here to Fill Out the Reopening Questionnaire: Click Here to Fill Out the Questionnaire As parents, it is your decision to have your PK-8th grade child have 100% virtual learning and not attend school in person. In an effort to best understand your plans for your child, we ask that you fill out this questionnaire and let us know what you plan to do this fall. We have proposed a hybrid educational model for the 2020-21 school year.  We feel this will allow us to open the school year in the safest way possible for all students, ... more >>
Register Now for Summer School! Register Now for Summer School!: See the Summer School Information Flyer under School Documents for information on Summer School! We'd like ALL Lincoln students to participate!   more >>
Lincoln Students, Staff Bond with Virtual 'Game Knight' Lincoln Students, Staff Bond with Virtual 'Game Knight': Students and staff at Lincoln Middle School have found a special way to bond during the school closures, thanks to creative thinking by teachers and the school's administrative team. School leaders reached out to a group of staff - including CJ Hodge, Mads Goc, Sarah Lindovski, Stephen Knack, Nick Luppino, Khaled Nassar, Michael Adams, Joneisha Thomas and Sajjad Al-Badri - to see if they could find a way to host students in a non-academic setting during these unprecedented ... more >>
Game Night Friday June 5! Game Night Friday June 5!: Join us for the last Game Night of this school year! Prizes! Golden tickets for all participants! Laughter and fun with your classmates and teachers! Ask your teacher for more information about game rooms. more >>
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 >>

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Free meals - food pickup sites
See the link to Food Pickup Sites for locations of free meals.

Need tech help?
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

Covid-19 Videos
Food Pickup Sites
Lincoln Facebook Page
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

Summer School!
How to access Canvas
More Family Resources for COVID-19
Parent Compact
Lincoln 2019-20 Receivership Report Quarter 2
Resources during COVID 19