About Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210
Welcome to the Lincoln-Way Family. Lincoln-Way High School District 210 serves families and citizens in a 105-square mile area at four comprehensive high schools: Lincoln-Way Central, located in New Lenox; Lincoln-Way East, located in Frankfort; Lincoln-Way North, also located in Frankfort; and Lincoln-Way West, located in New Lenox. The district serves students from 5 elementary school districts: Frankfort 157C, Manhattan 114, Mokena 159, New Lenox 122 and Summit Hill 161. Students choose from a diverse curriculum including 1,075 traditional classes, 88 advanced placement courses, as well as others not available at other high schools. Students have the opportunity to participate in 213 clubs and activities, as well as 108 athletic teams. Research shows that students who are active in extra-curricular clubs, activities and athletics do better academically.
We are proud to say the district has one of the lowest per-pupil expenditures for all high schools in the six counties of the Chicagoland area. For the 2010-2011 school year, we learned Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way North, and Lincoln-Way West scored in the top 7.8% in the state of Illinois for the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). Lincoln-Way East ranked 23, Lincoln-Way Central ranked 32, Lincoln-Way West ranked 35, and Lincoln-Way North ranked 43 out of the 660 public high schools in the state. This put Lincoln-Way East in the upper 3.9% of all high schools in Illinois, Central in the upper 5.3%, West in the upper 6.2%, and North in the upper 7.8%. Lincoln-Way East, Central, North, and West are in the top four high schools in Will County. As well, Lincoln-Way East is ranked first, Lincoln-Way Central is ranked second, Lincoln-Way West is ranked third, and Lincoln-Way North is ranked fifth in PSAE scores out of the top 14 high schools in the South and Southwestern Suburban High Schools.
High school enrollments for the 2011-2012 school year are as follows: Lincoln-Way Central – 1,997; Lincoln-Way East – 2,291; Lincoln-Way North – 1,806; and Lincoln-Way West - 1,328.
The district's four high schools are open to our citizens for walking and/or jogging and swimming.
Dr. Lawrence Wyllie