Lincoln Middle School


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Dan Killenbec
Vice Principal
Matt Lochner

Administrative Interns
Nicole Heath
Karen Earl
DASA Coordinators
Tim Phelps
Matt Lochner
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 
7:50 AM - 3:10 PM

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.


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
Middle School Students Receive Introduction to Career & Technical Education Middle School Students Receive Introduction to Career & Technical Education: What does it take to become a chef, an automotive technician, an engineer or a drone operator? SCSD middle school students are finding out!   In an effort to help expose middle school students to the 27 Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways offered in the SCSD – as well as the skills required to enter those pathways – this year, sixth graders across the District are participating in a new 20-week class highlighting those subjects.   Filled with hands-on projects, ... more >>
SCSD to Change Some School Start & Dismissal Times Effective October 25th SCSD to Change Some School Start & Dismissal Times Effective October 25th: October 8, 2021 Dear Syracuse City School District Families, Since the start of the school year, First Student, which provides transportation services for Syracuse City School District students in grades K-8, has been unable to maintain a sufficient number of bus drivers to adequately service the number of bus routes for our students. First Student has gone through an aggressive recruiting campaign to try to attract new drivers by offering increased wages and sign on bonuses; however, ... more >>
Meeting Students Where They Are, SCSD Teachers Use Social Media as Educational Tool Meeting Students Where They Are, SCSD Teachers Use Social Media as Educational Tool: “Miss! I found you on TikTok!”   Lincoln ELA teacher Megan Himes is accustomed to being somewhat of a social media celebrity among her students after starting a teaching-exclusive TikTok account a couple of years ago.   “Initially, I made a TikTok to summarize a story because I had a student who was absent one day,” she explained. “It just caught on from there!”   With a strict policy of not accepting student requests on her private ... more >>
Middle School Students Show Civic Readiness with Interdisciplinary PSA Project Middle School Students Show Civic Readiness with Interdisciplinary PSA Project:   Students in Lincoln Middle School’s summer program wanted the community to know what they’re passionate about.   They stand for accepting differences. Black Lives. LGBTQIA+. Asian Lives. They stand with people who are protecting their freedom. Education. Equal rights.   The students worked together to collectively create a brief second Public Service Announcement (PSA) to capture their stance as young and informed youth citizens, charged with empowering fellow ... more >>
Lincoln School Supply List for 2021-22 Lincoln School Supply List for 2021-22: Lincoln Middle School 2021 – 2022 Supply List for Students   Quantity Item(s) 2 Packs White lined paper 1 Box Pencils 1 Box Pens (blue/black) 1 Pack Subject dividers for binder 5 Pocket folders 1 pack Highlighters 1 box Markers or colored Pencils 1 3 Hole zipper pouch   ... more >>

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Important Links

Blended/Remote Learning Hub for Families
Food Pickup Sites
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School Documents

Lincoln 2021-22 Receivership Report Q1
Parent SchoolTool Portal Instructions
How to access Canvas
More Family Resources for COVID-19
Resources during COVID 19