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Lincoln Elementary School

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Posted August 20, 2014

I LOVED that my kid got to Go to Lincoln School for Kindergarten - I feel that we Could NOT have asked for a better experience than this School! Wish we could take the School with us when we move away. D=
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2013

The Lincoln Elementary School is fantastic. My son is thrilled to go to school every day. The activities that they hold during and after school are very fun for the kids and the school has great academic qualities overall. The teachers are also very sweet and work well with the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2009

The Lincoln School is a really nice newer building in the community. My kids love their teachers and the curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2006

My son attends second grade at the Lincoln. I have been very pleased with the quality of teachers. My son has an IEP and he is receiving quality services.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2003

I have one child currently enrolled in the Lincoln school and we are thrilled with the teaching and facility itself. The children here are well educated and have such a positive attitude about this school! We couldn't be happier!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Female83%
Male79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students91%
Female94%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students57%
Female69%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female53%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Female87%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students78%
Female78%
Male79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities52%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students67%
Female67%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities26%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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50%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MCAS results from the state of Massachusetts.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Massachusetts.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 67%
Hispanic 8% 16%
Black 7% 8%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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80 West Wyoming Ave
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