Lincoln Middle School


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LaJuan White
Vice Principal
Julie Sayles
Andrea Ellis-Smith

Administrative Intern
James Crisafulli
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
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4457
Guidance Office
(315) 435-4451
School Address 
1613 James St. |
Syracuse, NY 13203
School Hours 
8:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Remote Learning Hours
1:50 PM - 3:40 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
How to use Microsoft Teams How to use Microsoft Teams: Your teacher will explain more! Here is a video to help show you the steps. You can log in through, Library, O365 or through Clever, O365. Video more >>
Need Tech Support for Online Learning? Need Tech Support for Online Learning?: First, don't panic! There are a few ways to get help with your laptop or logging in. You may call Ms. Groff, librarian, at 315-435-4456 during school hours (8 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.), or send her an email: If it is a district laptop that is broken or won't work, email Student Tech Support: and let them know what type of laptop it is and what the problem is. Middle School students and families can also schedule an appointment to get help ... more >>
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 >>

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District laptop not working?
Students with district laptops that are broken or not working can email: - please explain the problem you're having and what type of device you are using. If you're having trouble using Canvas or the programs, please contact your teacher. Virtual Library Help Desk will be coming soon.

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

Important Links

Blended/Remote Learning Hub for Families
Covid-19 Videos
Food Pickup Sites
Lincoln Facebook Page
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

Parent SchoolTool Portal Instructions
Lincoln Quarter 3 Receivership Report 2019-20
2020-21 Participation Rate Improvement Plan
Summer School!
How to access Canvas
More Family Resources for COVID-19
Parent Compact
Resources during COVID 19