Lincoln-Way West High School
Lincoln-Way West is the fourth high school in the public Lincoln-Way system, and it opened in 2009. Its mascot is the Warriors, and the school offers a huge variety of clubs and sports for students.
The Lincoln-Way schools are all very large and provide top-notch facilities. District administrators are also proud that its high schools have test scores that rank in the top 11 percent of all 656 Illinois high schools, and that Lincoln-Way has one of the lowest per-pupil expenditures in the Chicago area.
Students living within the Lincoln-Way boundaries of Liberty Junior High in New Lenox School District No. 122 and the Lincoln-Way boundaries of Union School District attend Lincoln-Way West.
- Fax: 815-717-3509
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 7am - 4pm
- Handicap Accessible: There is a flat sidewalk in front of the entrance.
- Founding Date: 2009
- Number of students: 1,299
- Public/Private: Public
- Graduation rate (%): 96.2
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 22:1 (district-wide)
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 103
- 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: Air Force 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: More than 70 clubs are offered, including 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.
- Sports teams: There are 28 sports sanctioned through the Illinois High School Association some of which include badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, golf, gymnastics, poms, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, and water polo.