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1001 Southeast 12th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

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(352) 955-6711
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August 23, 2014
I went to this school in the Lyceum (advanced magnet) program during years 2011-2014, and I found it very disappointing. Most of the teachers were good (like the math teachers), but especially for science, some of them were terrible. My parents were not connected with what was going on in the program at all. Because of the degree of separation between the magnet program and the mainstream program, I found that some of the students were very mean. In total, if you want to go to a good program but also undergo some seriously high stress and upset from all different factors, then this is the program for you.

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October 24, 2013
Abraham Lincoln Middle school has excellent magnet program. School band and the after school clubs have so much offer to kids.

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October 06, 2013
My school is da best. Some teachers don't get the fact that some people need more attention than others. Half the kids have behavior problems. But I still love this school most teachers get the very best scores on the likability and good teacher status some don't but I still love this school. I'm in 7th grade at Lincoln Middle School and living a good life.

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August 01, 2013
My Child is in lyceum program at Lincoln middle , i can only say this is a great school. Standard of teaching is excellent, wish there was more resources for kids at this school.

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May 05, 2013
I am an 8th grader at Lincoln and have attended for 3 years now. Its an okay school, there are lots of fights, which keep it pretty interesting but its still scary. I am pretty popular in the lyceum but the teachers put so much stress on the kids. Recently, i have developed an eating disorder (like the previous review) from all of the stress of being a student here. I am so exited to finally leave the Lyceum program at Lincoln.

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March 05, 2012
My child will complete the 6th grade in the Lyceum program this year. I am impressed with the 6th grade team's coordination of the learning process across their classes. I am also pleased with the principal/assistant principle and dean leadership, all being very available and supportive. The majority of the teachers answer their emails from me in a timely manner. The LMS PTA is active and supports the entire school population. The transition from elementary school to 6th grade is challenging for any student and the 6th graders in the Lyceum program have a lot of support at Lincoln. With help from mom and dad, my son has learned how to manage his time to complete his work and enjoy extracurricular activities.

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February 01, 2012
This school has many great teachers yet has an equal amount of teachers who either aren't fit to teach, or over-estimate the capabilities of their students and assign them workloads fit to frustrate an IB student.

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November 28, 2011
This school prepared my child to excel in high school. The integrated curriculum was well thought out with critical thinking, development of excellent writing skills, and I can't say enough about the math program, it was incredible for her. In addition, she learned a language and was able to transfer the credit to high school so she could take take her AP French test by 11th grade. I think that the biology curriculum could be enhanced but the geology and physics were really fun and well taught.

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January 21, 2011
Horrible School! They said to prepare kids for the IB program, but is really just a horriable school, where there is a lot of voilence. I saw my child study for hours and when he got to IB, he was not better than the ones who had gone to another school.

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December 26, 2009
The amount of work the Lyceum Program at Lincoln allots to their students is insane. I was a very diligent worker and stayed up until one in the morning to finish my work. I developed insomnia and an eating disorder from all the stress Lincoln put on me. I understand the program has a noble quest to prepare the students for the I.B. program and college, but it is unhealthy for students to be put on so much pressure at such a young age.

- submitted by a student
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September 16, 2009
the lyceum program provided the best academic training of any school public or elite private that i have encountered.

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September 16, 2009
The lyceum school is a great middle school advanced program. It prepares the students very well for high school honors and advanced placement programs.

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May 09, 2009
My child is close to completing her third year in the Lyceum program, and it has been a wonderful experience for her. The quality of her education is superior, and the other kids provide a wholesome peer group for her.

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February 05, 2009
I love it here! I am a student. The teachers are amazing really, and I learn so much from them.

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January 31, 2009
This is our first year at Lincoln and I have been very impressed with the teachers and quality of education that my child is getting. The teachers are very accessible by email and respond quickly. The webgrade makes it easy to know what your child is doing in class. I was very apprehensive about sending my child across town at first- but Lincoln has proven to be a safe and stimulating environment.

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January 30, 2009
frankly i don't like lincoln. Teachers do everything possible to stress kids out. at lincoln they'll drive your kid to the brink of exuhastion. Of course if your a parent you will love Lincoln but for a student its horrible. you take crap from everybody as a lyceum student you get crap from teachers and mainstreamers all day. The school drives you to depression. So if you want your get to get super advanced but lose his life and become depressed in the progress put them in the lyceum program. Oh yeah , and the teachers tell you that you should do sports but they assign a huge impossible load of homework it so stupid.

- submitted by a student

November 18, 2008
I am currently in 10th grade at Eastside High School and I am in the IB program. I attended Lincoln all 3 years in their Lyceum program. The teachers are great and your classmates are from all races. The diversity of Lincoln was my favorite thing about it. Some complain about the workload, but if you stay on top of your game it should be no problem. Plus, there are so many things I learned there that really helped me this year and last year at Eastside. One of the things about Lincoln that you could view as good or bad is that Lyceum and the major program have very little interaction. For me, I made many friends in the major program and didn't like how segregated our school was, but I did still manage to spend time with them.

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January 24, 2008
The Lyceum program at Lincoln surpasses all my expectations. My daughter has been inspired by all her teachers to strive for excellence in every aspect of her education. I am amazed by all that she has learned, and I give all the credit to the dedication of the wonderful teachers at the school.

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June 14, 2006
My child attended the Lyceum program at Lincoln and was then able to go on into the IB program at Eastside. She was able to paricipate in the orchestra and enjoyed the many events that they participated in. The program gaver her a good foundation to 'hit the ground running' when she progressed to the IB program. It also seemed that they required activities such as volunteering which helped her quite a bit.

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March 07, 2006
'disconnect' between school employees and reality. The school does not care about parents - students - or anything other than their own bureaucracy. As a magnet school they attract some of the areas best students but other than assembling these advanced students together in one building -they do nothing else but babysit. Smart students are forced to work at a slow tedious pace, and God help the kids who aren't in the advanced program... If you have a choice between this school and allowing your children to stay home with no supervised education - I think your kids would be better off in the long run watching cartoons on TV all day. At least then they wouldn't grow up hating education.

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June 25, 2005
I've had the opportunity to work with the faculty and administration of Lincoln Middle School for about one year and have been very pleased and inspired by the level of commitment and support as well as the positive environment of this school. The teachers are very hardworking and dedicated and the quality of programs offered to students is exceptional.

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July 11, 2003
Let me first start off by saying that this school doesn't deserve any of the credit they get. They have three fights a day at the least, one before school starts, one in the middle of classes, and one at the end of the day. The deans don't even pay attention to all of the children at the school, only the black children and the rest of the main stream kids. The school has some racial issues. Certain teachers discriminate against the black kids and are always on their cases. I attended this school for all three of my years, and have had nothing good to say about it yet. They feed us leftovers for several days in a row. We have cock-roaches and spiders and several other insects, rats are also a problem throughout the school. The school throught is brokin down! Chairs are breaking, desks are being replaced all the time, etc.

- submitted by a student
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Abraham Lincoln Middle School
1001 Southeast 12th Street, Gainesville, FL  32641
(352) 955-6711
Last modified Abraham Lincoln Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Abraham Lincoln Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top