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Lincoln Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 355 students

 

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Posted April 25, 2010

Small class sizes, great teachers, fantastic PTA. Wonderful neighborhood school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Lincoln has a very caring staff who are very devoted to our children. It is a neighborhood school that instills a sense of community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2010

Wonderful school with great teachers! I am proud to have been part of a very active PTA that provides support and funding to our kids. Small class sizes, serving a diverse population. Can't say enough good things about Lincoln!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2009

Lincoln school is filled with outstanding teachers and staff who provide a nurturing learning environment to all. The principal is easily approachable and works hard to improve the school. Staff have implemented create ways to reward and encourage positive behavior. Some teachers have little shops located within the classroom where children can earn/save fake money in order to purchase little trinkets or, if they choose, save for bigger items. This was especially motivating for my son! The PTA is very dedicated and many of the members put in a great deal of time to plan events and fundraise for the school. In terms of improvement, I think the district needs to work on raising the overall test scores.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

Firstly, the school is beautiful. When you walk in you are immediately surrounded by children's artwork and projects. The cafeteria features quilts made by the children that are just awesome. Going deeper, the staff the of the school is wonderful. We have always had a positive experience with teachers and other staff. They all really care about the kids. I am always struck by all of the smiles the teachers have when they are walking throughout the buildings. We feel like we are part of a family. Whether a child is above average or not, they recognize the individual needs. The small class sizes of the lower grades cannot be beat.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2009

Lincoln is by far the nicest school in the Cudahy district. They have the best teachers, 4k Ms. Snyder is awesome, she loves the kids and treats them wonderfully! The PTA is extremely involved, they arranged and organize many activities for the kids and families. The school has many programs to get the kids involved not only in school but in community as well. The 'safety cadets' make sure that children walking to and from school can do so safely. It's a really nice school. They've made many improvements over the years to help the kids have a better environment to learn in!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

Lincoln school has always supported a very active PTA. Parents play a very important part in a child's success at school, teachers cannot do it alone. A school that recognizes that and supports the child AND the parents does the best job of educating our young people. My children got a great start at Lincoln.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2009

I love working at Lincoln Elementary for all the great kids and parents. We work hard to get great results from our kids. We have an excellent PTA that supports us in everything we do. Let's hear it for the Lincoln Lions!! ROARR!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2009

The students are great! The teachers stick together! And we all learn from each other. Oh yeah - and we are awesome drummers and singers.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 12, 2009

2 legged tuesdays, Family Fun night, Great teachers, parents and students!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2009

Great teacher and students!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2009

Lincoln School is the best! Parents, teachers, and staff work together to provide a rich, nuturing learning environment. Parent involvement is important at Lincoln. Our PTA sponsors a Harvest Dinner Dance, Family Fun Night, Donuts with day, Muffins with Mom, and Lunch at Shool just to name a few. A Positive Behavior Program rewards students who display appropriate school behavior. Monthly rewards are shared by qualifing students. Spirit Days include: Pajama Day, Tropical Day, Patriotic Day, and Crazy Hat and Hair Day. There is something for everyone at Lincoln School!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 9, 2009

Lincoln has an incredibly dedicated staff and parents that are trying to make a difference in the lives of all students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 9, 2009

Harvest Night! Take you Family to School Week. Poetry Night. Reading Buddies. Two-legged Tuesday. Family Fun Night. Great teachers. Awesome parents. Go Lincoln!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2009

awesome school. teachers are great. my son is convinced Fran is the real principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2009

Lincoln Elementary is a great school because we have a very caring and hard working staff. We also have wonderful families here at Lincoln Elementary who work together with our staff to make this a GREAT SCHOOL!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2009

My sons first and last year at Lincoln Elementary. The main office is very rude every time i needed a question. I am a single father who is very concerned with my child and his education. Both of my sons will not be going to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2009

Lincoln Elementary School in Cudahy, WI. is what every parent longs for in regards to student educational standards and personal achievements. They maintain an open and honest relationship with parents and guardians while encouraging young minds to excel in whatever direction the student choose. Bravo! Teachers and Staff of Lincoln Elementary School of Cudahy, WI.


Posted June 14, 2005

The teachers at Lincoln exceed any child or parent's expectations; they love to teach and they teach because they love our children. I couldn't be happier. My children will learn to love school because their teachers invest their absolute best effort into each and every day. Furthermore, my children will be well-educated and respectful citizens of our community, as a direct result of the examples set by their teachers. In addition, parental involvement at Lincoln surpasses anything I have ever witnessed before, and I, myself, have witnessed much as a long-term substitute teacher in a large, urban school district adjacent to Cudahy. I am both incredibly impressed and extremely pleased with the principal and teachers. Lincoln Elementary is a fine choice for my precious children.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 50% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 92% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 35% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students44%
Female32%
Male55%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin55%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled50%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant44%

Reading

All Students34%
Female37%
Male32%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin46%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled41%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant34%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students75%
Female93%
Male66%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin76%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled84%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant75%

Math

All Students43%
Female50%
Male39%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin45%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant43%

Reading

All Students36%
Female57%
Male24%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin34%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled42%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant36%

Science

All Students78%
Female93%
Male69%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin76%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled85%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant78%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female100%
Male93%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin93%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled100%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Non-migrant95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students37%
Female24%
Male54%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin43%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled44%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant37%

Reading

All Students31%
Female30%
Male33%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin29%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled36%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant31%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students56%
Female59%
Male55%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin70%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities41%
Non-disabled63%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant56%

Reading

All Students41%
Female65%
Male26%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled50%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 68% 73%
Hispanic 22% 10%
Black, not Hispanic 8% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 4%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Disabled students 15%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 7%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 95%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 77%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 100%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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  • Jacqueline Santi
Fax number
  • (414) 489-3008

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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4416 S Packard Ave
Cudahy, WI 53110
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