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Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts named Magnet Schools of America School of Distinction

distinction award logo(01/30/2024) Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts has been named a 2024 Magnet Schools of America (MSA) Merit School of Distinction.

MSA national merit awards are given to magnet schools that demonstrate a commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation and diversity efforts, and strong parent and community involvement. To be considered for a merit award, member schools must submit an application scored by a panel of educators.

MSA is a nonprofit organization that supports and assists magnet schools nationwide and represents approximately 4,300 magnet and theme-based schools nationwide.

Lincoln’s arts programming has five components that work together to enrich student learning every student, every day. Those components are classroom arts integration, field trip opportunities, artist-in-resident opportunities, arts block & arts integration rotation and kindergarten music and art with specialists. 

Lincoln teachers use district established curriculum to teach Reading, Math, Science, Writing, Social Studies and Health, but within that common curriculum, Lincoln teachers weave in artful strategies and projects to engage, deepen and strengthen student learning.

Learn more about the Lincoln specialty program.