Lincoln Elementary School

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910 Forest Ave

Evanston, IL 60202

(847) 859-8970

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 382

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Lincoln Elementary School

Lincoln has gone through significant changes in the last three years. There is a gorgeous renovated building (with multi-purpose room, new classrooms, and bright windows), two new young principals, and a growing population now over 500 kids. With that has come changes in leadership and enrichment offerings. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/13

I have one child now finishing kindergarten. It's been a phenomenal year for our child and for us. The school is in the midst of some much-needed renovations; it will be wonderful not to have to eat lunch in the gym, and to have an auditorium that holds the entire student well as to have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/12

I have 2 children at this school. One is in middle school now and she did fine, except for the kindergarten class needs lots of work. My other daughter has been recently diagnosed with ADD, I had issues previously but was told by teachers she would grow out of it. I have to say with the type of issues ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/11

I have 3 kids at Lincoln K,3,5. The school has had strong teachers with small class sizes. The facilities are the weakest link - and are on a plan to be improved by the school district. The math curriculum is strong and differentiation is happening in the classroom - although it took 1/2 year to kick ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/11

This is our 8th and final year at Lincoln (2 kids from k-5) and it's been a great experience. I would certainly recommend this school to any parents considering it. The class sizes are generally below average and we've found the principal and teachers to be very engaged and easy to talk to. The teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/08

The community of teachers, staff, parents, and students is fabulous and, in my experience, supportive and inclusive. My son is involved in two after-school activities, sponsored by the PTA, and loves them. My son has some minor special needs and has never been teased or ridiculed for them, which is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/08

It is a shame that the heritage of the arts that Lincoln Elementary has brought to the Evanston community, and the world beyond is falling so quickly. The school has lost many wonderfully gifted teachers, and has been replacing quickly them with little consideration of the lasting impact that high teacher/ ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/06/07

The kindergarten program was very poor. we had a teacher who was just not appropriate for an early childhood classroom. Furthermore, I saw very little best practices of early childhood being followed. Thankfully, we had a wonderful first grade teacher. After we suffered through kindergarten, it was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/01/07

My son just granduated from Lincoln School.He was there k-5, except for 4th grade where he was at Orrington.We liked Lincoln School population and staff much better.My son had an IEP and got amazing support from Mrs. Joseph.His language arts skills are way above grade level now.His teachers really worked ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/10/06

This School has poor academic programs. It's after Extended day program is awfull. extracuricular activities have been limited over the years. No sports programs for younger kids. if parents choose to place their kids in this school they should be very careful. This school is bused for itegration which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/06

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Test scores for Lincoln Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Lincoln Elementary School
Evanston Ccsd 65
* 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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Evanston schools — Lincoln Elementary School is located at 910 Forest Ave, Evanston IL 60202. 910 Forest Ave is in the 60202 ZIP code in Evanston, IL The school district for Lincoln Elementary School is the Evanston Ccsd 65. Lincoln Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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