Lincoln-West High School

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 1973.

Lincoln-West High School
3202 West 30th Street


Coordinates41°28′0″N 81°42′9″W
TypePublic, coeducational high school
School districtCleveland Metropolitan School District
PrincipalChristopher Thompson[1]
Color(s)Red, White, Blue[2]
Athletics conferenceSenate Athletic League[2]
Team nameWolverines
AccreditationOhio Department of Education

Lincoln-West has a large multicultural and multilingual population including over 41 nationalities and 25 languages. 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.

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.

State championships

Lincoln High School

  • Baseball: 1946[3]

West High School

  • Wrestling: 1947, 1950, 1951[3]
  • Boys cross country: 1950[3]

Notable alumni

Notes and references

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