Lincoln-way Central High School

  • Lincoln-way Central High School serves 2,157 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Lincoln-way Central High School's student population of 2,157 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lincoln-way Central High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lincoln-way Central High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1314 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
87%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.68
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln Way CHSD 210 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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