Lincoln-Way Central High School
Lincoln-Way Central is one of four high schools in the public Lincoln-Way system. It is also the home of the district offices and administration, including Superintendent Lawrence Wyllie. Its mascot is the Knights, and the school offers a huge variety of clubs and sports for students.
The Lincoln-Way schools are all large and provide top-notch facilities. District administrators are also proud that its high shools have test scores in the top 11 percent of all 656 Illinois high schools. Lincoln-Way has one of the lowest per-pupil expenditures in the Chicago area.
Students living within the boundaries of Manhattan School District No. 114 and Martino Junior High in New Lenox School District No. 122 attend Lincoln-Way Central.
Lincoln-Way School report cards can be found here.
- Fax: 815-485-7648
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 7am - 4pm
- Handicap Accessible: Flat sidewalk in front of entrance.
- Founding Date: 1954
- Number of students: 2,001
- Public/Private: Public
- Graduation rate (%): 96.2
- Accreditation/licenses: Illinois State Board of Education and North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 22:1
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 128
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: 22
- Extracurricular activities available: ROTC, Theater Company, Debate Team, Intramural Sports, Band/Jazz Ensemble, Literary Magazine, Choir/Madrigal Singers, Marching Band, Mathletes, Newspaper, Student Council, LWTV, Vocal Jazz Ensemble
- Student clubs: Art Club, Book Club, Chess, Competitive Journalism, Computer Technology, Creative Writing, Future Farmers of America, International Club, Scholastic Bowl, Science Club, Speech Team, Spirit Club, Step Team and more
- Sports teams: 28 sports sanctioned through the Illinois High School Association, including badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, golf, gymnastics, poms, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, water polo, volleyball and wrestling