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Lincoln Elementary School

Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders


About Our School

Lincoln School is a Pre-K through grade 8 elementary school located in the Vailsburg section of Newark. Our vision is to develop a community of lifelong learners committed to academic excellence, artistic expression, community service and personal growth. Our mission is to shape tomorrow’s leaders through diversified instruction, character education, and extended learning opportunities.

Unique Fact

Students are celebrated daily for demonstrating positive character traits through our Character Shine program.

School Information

  • Principal

    Hillary Dow

  • Address

    87 Richelieu Terrace
    Newark, NJ 07106

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  • Parent Liaison

    Jessica Powell

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Red
    Bottom: Khaki

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    Start Time: 7:15 AM
    Provider: School

  • After School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    End Time: 6:00 PM
    Provider: School

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year PK: 30 K: 60
Percentage of Applicants Who Listed This School
1st and Were Matched to this School Last Year
School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
95% 5%
School Data
Average Section Size Student to Teacher Ratio Teachers with 5 or more years of experience Retention of Effective and Highly Effective Teachers Percentage of Teachers with Advanced Degrees
19 14 to 1 70% 86% 47%
Number of Devices 1:1

For more information on school performance, please see the NJDOE’s website: www.nj.gov/education/data