Lincoln Jr. High School

Lincoln Jr. High School

2016-2017 Profile

Community: Lincoln Jr. High School is located La Salle, IL. The population of La Salle is 9,418 (2013). La Salle sits in western La Salle County at the intersection of interstates 80 and 39.  The school is located on Highway 351/St. Vincents Avenue and across from Hegeler Park.   

School: Lincoln Jr. High School is composed of grades 6-8 with an enrollment of approximately 300 students.  The school operates on a fixed daily schedule with most periods of 44 minutes and 3 periods of 30 minutes each.  Trimesters of 12 weeks make up the school year.  The school is the only junior high school in La Salle.

Faculty: The LJH faculty includes 20 certified teachers, 4 paraprofessionals, 1 social worker, 1 speech pathologist, 1 school psychologist, and 1 school nurse.  Of the 20 teachers, 6 hold master’s degrees.


Lincoln Jr. High Contact Information

Lincoln Jr. High School
1165 St. Vincents Avenue
La Salle, Illinois 61301

Phone:  815-223-0786 press 6
Fax:  815-223-8740

Start Time:  8:05 a.m.
End Time:   2:55 p.m.

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Curriculum:

Lincoln Jr. High School offers a variety of academic courses designed to motivate our students to develop the abilities to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively.

Core Classes

Enrichment Classes

Reading

Technology

Constitution

Writing

Engineering

Art

Science

Geography

Choir

Social Studies

Economics

Creative Thought

Math

Band

Health

Physical Ed.

                                                

PBIS Universal Behavioral Expectations

  • Respect Self

    • Listens to Others

    • Uses Manners

    • Maintains Appropriate Appearance

    • Gives their best effort on homework and school work

  • Respect Others

    • Quiet when others are talking

    • Waits his/her turn/raises hand

    • Complies with direction

    • KHFOOTY (Keep Hands Feet and Other Objects To Yourself)

  • Respect Property

    • Cleans up area

    • Uses materials appropriately

    • Respects equipment and materials

    • Respects environment

  • Ready and Here

    • Comes to school/classes on time

    • Completes homework on time

    • Has appropriate materials

    • Participates in class

Grading system

A+

99%

B-

80%

D

63%

A

93%

C+

79%

D-

60%

A-

90%

C

73%

F

0%

B+

89%

C-

70%

B

83%

D+

69%

GPA-Honor Roll

Students are eligible for Honor Roll at LJH.  The student must maintain a 3.0 average on a 4.0 scale.  Students at Lincoln Jr. High can achieve high honor roll status with a GPA of 3.51 or above.


Fast Facts

(2014-2015)

IL School Report Card

Average Class Size=24
Enrollment=307
Student Mobility=16%
Low Income=77%
English Language Learners=4%
Students with Disabilities=17%

Clubs

 

Student Council
Lynx Club
Science Fair
History Fair
Special Olympics
Scholastic Bowl
Yearbook


Athletics & Intramurals

Baseball Basketball Track Speedball Cheerleading Volleyball Scholastic Bowl Special Olympics 2015 - 2016 Girls Basketball SRC Champions Back-to-Back Scholastic Bowl Champions 2013- 2014 2014 - 2015