Lincoln Elementary School

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615 W Kemper Pl

Chicago, IL 60614

(773) 534-5720

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 20

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40 Parent Reviews for Lincoln Elementary School

Lincoln Elementary is a high quality school and it is located in a beautiful neighborhood!

Posted by a other on 08/15/14

I had two children go through Lincoln, one graduated and we've moved the second to a private school. Academics are good, but I completely agree with other comments that if a child is on either side of the bell curve Lincoln is not the right place. Any north side school pulling from gentrified areas ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/14

I am limiting my review to the IG program only. We were admitted last year and my child went for 6th grade. We have since left since we got accepted to an academic center for 7th and 8th grade. I wish I had understood better how the whole thing would work with the children walking a few blocks away ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/14

As neighborhood schools in CPS goes this is as good as it gets. Well funded by parents and most students are coming from households where the parents have at least college, most advanced degrees. Overcrowded, primarily because they are now capturing more children in a very large, very dense neighborhood ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/14

Lincoln Elementary is a great school because its teachers are so dedicated. They go the extra mile to help Lincoln's students achieve. Many of them are parents themselves so they speak with experience, knowledge and empathy. Lincoln is awesome!

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

The principal has been doing a poor job communicating with parents. I got almost no feedback on my child's progress in the conference. I feel the teacher barely knows who my child is. Maybe because the class size is 32.

Posted by a parent on 11/19/13

This is still a CPS school and adheres to the same CPS bureaucratic agenda that is expected of all CPS schools. So, in that sense, it is not special. IN other words, same overtesting, common core, NWEA BS that has been proven to be useless for children. It is only helpful to the ones making those tests. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/14/13

Question for parents at the the October 5th post representative of the mindset of the families at the school? And this is coming from an upper middle class, right-leaning white male that is relocating his family to

Posted by a other on 10/26/13

Lincoln School is a nice School ,my daughter attend one year and has a quick improve at math and english. It's very helpful for her.

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Lincoln is the best neighborhood school in Chicago area. Strong leadership and vision from the principle, excellent teachers, active parents. It has low percentage of blacks and Hispanics, very low percentage of low-income students. In terms of students exceeding state standards, it outperforms all magnet ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/13

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Test scores for Lincoln Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Lincoln Elementary School
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Chicago schools — Lincoln Elementary School is located at 615 W Kemper Pl, Chicago IL 60614. 615 W Kemper Pl is in the 60614 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Lincoln Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Lincoln Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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