I just left an IEP meeting at Lincoln Middle School for my 8th grade son. His academics have always been a struggle because of his dyslexia. They were showing me his scores from the Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test where he scored at an upper extreme level "gifted" in his cognitive abilities. The best part was the whole meeting's focus was, "We know how high his intelligence level is so now it's our job to make the modifications to help him stay engaged during lessons without having to focus so much on the writing to complete his assignments." They really seem like they are a team focussed on giving him the education he deserves and if it means teaching him in a different way they're up for the challenge. Feeling really good about Lincoln Middle School right about now!
Lincoln has a modernized campus and Mr. Bessant, the Principal is great! The school library is open before school, and at lunch. The librarian, Ms. Blaco was even opened during the summer! The counselors, Mrs. Lomelin and Mrs. De La Pena, are also great. They are very helpful and interested in student success. Mrs. Day, the music instructor, is very good and the students learn to play well, and enjoy the class time. The teachers are mostly dedicated, with one or two that may be more interested in retirement benefits than student success. Overall, Lincoln Middle School is a very good school in Oceanside, with a dedicated staff. Most parents and students will say that they like Lincoln. I sure do!
Lincoln Middle School has great devotion and spirit in both staff and students .Children are very proud to state "I go to Lincoln Middle School".It is a great feeling when you pick your child up from school and they are genuinely happy and talking about their special day at school and all the happenings and the learning going on in in Mr.or Ms. classrooms ! Great things happen at great places and Lincoln Middle School in Oceanside is it !!
With a remodeled school, a new principal, vice principal and dean of students. The school has a wonderul atmosphere this year. The PTSA has a full board and they are always looking for parents to be involved. Most of the teachers will meet with parents and most issues can be resolved. I am very proud that my children have attended this school.
In the 2+ years that my daughter has attended this school there has only been one teacher that has made an positive impact on her. Overall, I am disapointed with the quality of education my daughter has received at LMS.
We're transfering our Daughter out of the School, too many Bullies. Now there's a New Principal and a New Vice Principal, so hopfully it'll get better. Teachers/Staff seem tired, overworked.
it has very low funding and needs to improve also the teachers need to be more appreciated for all of their hard work this school needs work.
LMS is an excellent school. I have had 2 children go through and will have another one follow as well. Our campus feels like a family community. Our staff and administration have worked very hard to get where we are today. And the teachers are more than willing to help out any student. I have not had any problems with bullying or fighting. I would recommend this school to all!
This school is very bad. My student like the teachers but not the principal and assistent principal
Lincoln Middle School is a great school. Yes it looks a bit rough around the edges but overall it's just a large family. There are always the kids that don't get along, the preps, nerds, the punks, normal kids and all kinds of unique bright kids. The teachers are wonderful, they do the very best that they can do. They care so much for all the students.The Principal, Mr. Muller, like all principals, tries so hard to make the school run to the very highest standard possible. All the staff does a great job! I love my school!
My daughter is in her second year at Lincoln and overall her experience at this school has been greatly disappointing. Several teachers are burned out. Rough, unruly, intimidating kids rule the school. When issues arise parents are given pat answers and no real solutions. There are some really good teachers here but they are over shadowed by all that is wrong. The principal has never once been involved in any of our continuing issues. He may not even be aware of what's going on in his own school as he is quite often off campus and/or unavailable. The potential of this school is continually dropping and no one in charge seems to notice.
I just think Its a great school....My daughter loves it...she doing great in her classes...She love her teachers..and the students....she has no trouble with children there...
My son has attended his 8th grade year here at Lincoln. I really like the teachers here. They have gone over and above their duties to help Kevin succeed and do the best he can. I am in close contact with his teachers and there has only been one that wasn't responsive. I adore Ms. Grossheim and all of the effort she has put forth to help me help Kevin get through the 8th grade. I would recommend this middle school to all parents.
my daughter went thier for one semester and then i had to take her out because she was getting bullied!
The staff attitude there is negative and with changing demographics, it is not a very friendly or safe school any more.
My wife and I have been impressed by the teachers and administration of Lincoln Middle School. In 1996 we moved to Oceanside with the intention of moving out by the time our daughter got to Middle School. But our personal experiences with Palmquist Elementary and Lincoln Middle School changed our minds about leaving the Oceanside Unified School District. The teachers have been outstanding and the infusion of bond money has brought the facilities up to date. We now plan to send our daughter through El Camino High School.
Hello, I am a student at Lincoln Middle School. I feel that Lincoln is a great school even though our cat 6 testing scores are low, our teachers are trying their best to improve them. Mr. Mueller is a good principle we have less strict rules now but I am enjoying school very much this year. All I can say is that Lincoln is really cool and everybody likes it and we do get a good education. Thank you
lincoln Middle School mission is to prepare our adolesent for High School.Administrators produce a academic calendar that provides unlimited knowledge of different cultures. Adminstrators have taken the approach that our young girls and boys must begin to be held accountable for your actions and your success.Although, they have a structured academic program, they do not measure up when it comes to extra curricular activies, They still live in the 80's when you could raise a lot of money with a fundraiser where candy, pre holiday gifts and coupon books were the items in demand but now with technology as it is today, these type of fundraisers are definately a thing of the past. They need more creativity when choosing fundrasiers and maybe the parent involvement would improve.
This used to be one of the best middle schools in Oceanside, and now it is the worst. The new principal has let the place fall apart. There is no discipline at this site, and that has seriously affected the quality of the children's education there. If I were a parent of a child this age, I would completely take this school off your list of choices. The site needs to be overhauled in many areas.
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