Lincoln-Way East High School
Lincoln-Way East, located in Frankfort, has been serving Mokena and Frankfort residents since 2000. With a large student population, East has a variety of resources, academic departments and extracurricular activities, such as writing and performing arts centers, pre-professional programs and more than 70 clubs. The athletics department boasts an array of sports teams, from baseball to badminton.
The school is one of four high schools in Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, founded in 1954. The district has a history of high academic and athletic achievement. In 2009, it boasted two National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists and has outranked the state and the nation in SAT score averages for the past five years.
- Fax: 815-464-4132
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 7am - 4pm
- Handicap Accessible: Street-level entrance
- Founding Date: 2000
- Number of students: 2305
- Public/Private: Public
- Accreditation/licenses: Illinois State Board of Education and North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 147 certified staff members, 65 percent with master's degrees
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Library, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: The school offers many AP classes, including English, science and world languages.
- Extracurricular activities available: Yes
- Student clubs: More than 70 clubs and activities, including open membership, academic honorary, performing arts, intramurals and leadership and service.
- Sports teams: Lincoln-Way East has 28 sports over three seasons. The school competes in the Southwest Suburban Conference.