District highlights

264 Illinois State Scholars for Class of 2022

264 Graduating Seniors have earned the Illinois State Scholar award. LW Central: 90 LW East: 104 LW West: 70

National Merit Scholars

40 seniors from the Class of 2022 earned recognition through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: 4 National Merit Finalist; 23 National Merit Commended Scholars; 3 National Hispanic Recognition Program; 10 National Rural and Small Town Recognition Program.

Illinois State Board of Education – Exemplary Designation

All three LW high schools are designated as ‘Exemplary’ by the Illinois State Board of Education, meaning they fall in the top 10% of schools in the state.

AP Courses and Dual Credit

We have seen 43% growth in the number of AP exams taken since 2015. Students saved approximately $5 million in college tuition by earning a 3, 4, or 5 on their AP exams and by enrolling in our dual credit programs.

College Enrollment After Graduation

85% of our graduating seniors are enrolling in 2 or 4 year college institutions within 16 months.

Student Involvement

Over 80% of our students participate in at least one activity through their school.