Lincoln Middle School

LaJuan White

Julie Sayles
Vice Principal

Richard Richardson
Vice Principal

Laureen Lane
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:
Rich Richardson
Tim Phelps


1613 James Street,
Syracuse, NY 13203


Main Office: (315) 435-4450
Attendance: (315)435- 4450
Guidance Office: (315) 435-4451
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4457


8:00am- 3:45pm


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 towards profiency
- 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 developement, 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! 

Upcoming Events: 
Student Climate Survey 

School News
Scholars Shine at Lincoln's Annual Multicultural Festival: more >>
Improvement in SCSD Schools Recognized by NYS: The State Education Department recently released performance data for SCSD schools in receivership. The data, from the 2015-16 school year, showed all 9 of our receivership schools making Demonstrable Improvement. Notable highlights vary by school but include things like an increase in standardized test performance, decrease in the number of suspensions, increase in graduation rate, drop in the number of serious incidents and more.   Overall, SCSD schools met or exceeded 69 percent of ... more >>
A Month of Kindness: Throughout the month of October Staff and 8th grade WEB leaders were on the look out to catch Scholars in an Act of Kindness. Our month long event was supported by Random Acts ( and we had over 100 students completing almost 150 acts of kindness throughout the month. Scholar who were seen being kind received a "Caught in the Act of Kindness" card and their names were displayed on the library wall. At the end of the month every scholar who participated in our Month of ... more >>
8th Grade Scholars Graduate in Style: On June 23rd, 8th grade scholars at Lincoln Middle School headed up to Henninger High School Auditorium to celebrate their accomplishements and graduate with style. 8th grader Nate Sweet sang the National Anthem to kick off the ceremony. Former Lincoln scholar Egal Edan gave an inspiring speech to our scholars before he turned the stage over to Lincoln Administration who handed out graduation certificates to the Scholars. Scholars were celerated not only for their academic excellence, but also their ... more >>
Field Days bring Fun in the Sun to Lincoln: On June 22nd Lincoln Scholars got to celebrate the year and kick off summer with the annual Field Days. Scholars came outside and had the chance to race through the bounce house, dunk teachers and admins in the dunk tank, challenge each other to a game of tug-o-war and play soccer and football. Inside scholars played games, watched movies and wrapped up the year with their teams. Scholars had an amazing time and it was a great way to finish off the year.    more >>

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Important Links

NYS School Review Report
High School Choice Booklet
HSA Student Survey
Lincoln Support Staff
SCSD Code of Conduct

School Documents

Q1- Lincoln Receivership report- 2016-2017
Dismissal Letter
School Supply Lists 16-17
Lincoln Q3 15-16 Receivership Report
Lincoln Q2 Quarterly Report
Lincoln Revised SIG Plan
Lincoln Final CET Recommendations
Student Support Services Organizational Chart
Child Care Transportation Form
School Wide Matrix