Lincoln-West High School
|Lincoln-West High School|
|3202 West 30th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44109
|Type||Public, coeducational high school|
|School district||Cleveland Metropolitan School District|
|Principal||Dr. Irene Javier|
|Color(s)||Red, White, Blue
|Athletics conference||Senate League|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Athletic Director||Anthony Simeone|
Lincoln-West High School (L-W) is a high school located in Cleveland, in the U.S. state of Ohio and part of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The school's name is a by-product of the merger between Cleveland's old Lincoln and West High Schools. The current school building was built in 1976.
Lincoln-West has a large multicultural and multilingual population including over 41 nationalities and 25 languages, the high school is primed for a successful bilingual, multicultural, language acquisition and development program. First generation Americans and immigrants represented at the academy include: Puerto Rican, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic, Mexican, Dominican, Chinese, Albanian, Nepali, Arabic, Urdu, Vietnamese, Laotian/Thai, African, Polish and Croatian. Lincoln-West High School is designed to provide students access to a curriculum that recognizes the value of global issues, events, perspectives, and world languages while helping students develop the linguistic, analytical, interpersonal and technological skills necessary to compete in the 21st century and preparing students for success in building strong foundation in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine.
Lincoln-West High School facilitates producing and retaining content-rich teachers; transforming the school into a center of college readiness; and preparing and engaging students to develop strong interests in STEM-M field.
Originally, the school district was divided into the East and West Senate Conferences with L-W sports teams playing in the West. In the late 1970s, the CMSD reorganized the conferences into the North and South Senate Conferences with L-W in the North Senate.
The Lincoln-West mascot and nickname is the Wolverines and the school colors are red, white and blue.
Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships
- Boys' Baseball: 1946 (Lincoln High School) 
- Boys' Wrestling: 1947, 1950, 1951 (West High School) 
- Boys' Cross Country: 1950 (West High School) 
- Mathematics: 1972 Inter-City Ohio Education Association Contest (1st Place)
- Chess: 1976 Inter-City Team Champions (13th Place, US Novice Chess Tournament)
- Chess: 1977 Inter-City Team Champions (22nd Place, US Novice Chess Tournament)
- Girls' Powerlifting: 2005 First Place (Ohio State Powerlifting Meet, Kenton)
- Dave Ford, former MLB player (Baltimore Orioles)
- Dartanyon Crockett, bronze-medal winner in men's judo at the London 2012 Paralympics 
- Calvin Williams, Cleveland Chief of Police
- Ariel Castro, perpetrator who kidnapped Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus between 2002 and 2004
Notes and references
- "Lincoln-West High School website". Retrieved 2015-04-24.
- OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17.
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
- OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site".
- George M. Thomas (2013-07-05). "ESPN’s story continues to reveal layers in lives of Leroy Sutton, Dartanyon Crockett and Lisa Fenn". Akron Beacon Journal. Retrieved 2014-04-27.
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