Lincoln-Way West High School

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Lincoln-Way West High School
Lincoln-Way West High School
21701 S. Gougar Road
New Lenox, Illinois 60451
United States
Coordinates 41°29′40″N 88°00′13″W / 41.494573°N 88.003567°W / 41.494573; -88.003567Coordinates: 41°29′40″N 88°00′13″W / 41.494573°N 88.003567°W / 41.494573; -88.003567
School type public secondary
Opened 2009
School district Lincoln-Way Com. H.S. 210
Superintendent R. Scott Tingley[1]
CEEB code 143-171
Principal Monica Schmitt[2]
Grades 9–12
Gender coed
Enrollment 1,288
Campus size 100 acres
Campus type suburban
Color(s) orange          black
Athletics conference Southwest Suburban[3]
Mascot Warriors
Team name Warriors
Average ACT scores 22.2
Newspaper The West Gazette

Lincoln-Way West High School or LWW, is a public four-year high school located about 1.5 miles south of Lincoln Highway near the intersection of Gougar Rd and the Illinois Highway in New Lenox, Illinois, a southwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is the part of Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, which also includes Lincoln-Way Central High School, Lincoln-Way East High School, and Lincoln-Way North High School. Students living within the Lincoln-Way boundaries of Liberty Junior High in New Lenox School District 122 and the Lincoln-Way boundaries of Union school district attend Lincoln-Way West.[4] The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 11 percent. As of 2013, there are 1,280 students enrolled, with 66 full-time teachers, creating a 19:1 student to teacher ratio.[5]


Lincoln-Way West opened in 2009 to reduce the student population at Lincoln-Way Central High School. Lincoln-Way West was designed very similarly to Lincoln-Way North High School which opened in 2008, one year prior to the opening of Lincoln-Way West. Sitting on 100 acres, Lincoln-Way West is the largest site of the four high schools that comprise Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210. The principal of the school is Monica Schmitt.[2]


The Athletic Director is Ted Robbins and the Assistant Athletic Director is Jake Zajc.

  • Gymnastics (Boys): State Champions (2010–11)
  • Football: Conference Champs (2010–11, 2011–12), quarter finalist (2013, 2014) state runner up (2016)
  • Men's Soccer: Regional Champs (2010–11, 2012–13)
  • Women's Cross Country: Conference Champs (2011–12); Regional Champs (2011-2012)
  • Men's Cross Country: Regional Champs (2011–12, 2012-2013)
  • Men's Wrestling: Conference Champs (2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011–2012, 2012-2013), Regional Champs ( 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012–2013, 2013-2014), State Quarterfinals 2013
  • Girls Badminton: Conference Champions (2015)
  • Men's Basketball: Regionals Champions (2015, 2016), Sectional Champions (2016), Super-Sectional Champions (2016), 3A State Runners-up (2016)

Marching Band[edit]

Their Marching Band has performed shows such as "Warrior: Raising to Battle" (2009), "Ring of Fire: Music of the Pacific Rim" (2010), "Trapped!" (2011), "Urban Sprawl" (2012), "Infinite: The Sky Of Beauty And Dreaming" (2013), "Seven" (2014), and "Go West!" (2015).[6]

  • Bands of America Finalist: 2009
  • State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Finalist: 2010, 2014, 2015


  1. ^ "Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 Administrative team". Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Lincoln-Way West administrative team". Lincoln-Way West High School. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "IHSA school information: Lincoln-Way Central High School". Illinois High School Association (IHSA). 18 September 2009. Retrieved 21 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2013-10-18. 
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