Lincoln School is a neighborhood school that offers a humanities-based curriculum which features school-wide arts integration and specialized programs in French, music, art, and instrumental band. For academically advanced students in Grades 6-8, Lincoln offers the International Gifted Program.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

K-8

# of Students

896

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Mark Charles Armendariz
Principal

Cynthia Lynn Gerber
Assistant Principal

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:25 AM
Earliest Drop Off

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
11, 22, 36, 74
CTA Train
Brown, Purple, Red

Demographics ?


Asian
9.9%
Black
13.2%
Hispanic
10.3%
White
61.2%
Other
5.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
15.6%
Limited English
8.4%
Mobility Rate ?
7%
Chronic Truancy ?
0.2%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

No

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
92nd
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
92nd
National Average 50th percentile

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Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
86th
4th
99th
5th
52nd
6th
93rd
7th
99th
8th
59th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
68th
4th
99th
5th
87th
6th
93rd
7th
99th
8th
56th
All
92nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
99th
3rd
98th
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
99th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
99th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
92nd
3rd
93rd
4th
99th
5th
99th
6th
98th
7th
99th
8th
99th
All
98th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details WELL ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2017 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.2 0.1 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 100.0% 20.0% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.5 days 2.0 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 96.3% 95.8% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 90.4% 90.5% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.7% ---
Teachers 67.9% ---
Parents < 30% ---

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

General Education

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Standard Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Standard Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.

International Gifted Center

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 6-8
Application Requirements
An admissions test is required. Students applying to grades K-4 do not have minimum eligibility requirements in order to be tested. Students applying to grades 5-8 must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:<

General Education/504 Plan Students:
Minimum percentile of 60 in both reading and math on the NWEA MAP.

IEP Students: Minimum percentile of 50 in one subject (reading or math), and minimum percentile of 40 in the other subject on the NWEA MAP.
Selections
Students are selected based on a point system with a maximum of 900 points; points are based on the previous year's final grades, NWEA MAP scores, and the results of the admissions exam, each worth a maximum of 300 points. At the entry-level grade, the first 30 percent of the seats are filled by rank ordering the final point scores. The remaining seats at the entry-level grade are equally distributed among the four tiers, and are filled in rank order by the top-scoring students in each tier. For all grades above the entry-level grades, seats are filled by the top-scoring students in rank order. There is no sibling preference.
How to Apply
Students can apply online or via paper Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
Creative
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Fiber Arts 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Plays/Acting 
  • Recorder 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Scouts 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Chess Team 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Debate Team 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Writers Workshop 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Golf 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Tennis 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Golf 
  • Girls’ Lacrosse 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014