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Dear Parents,

Welcome to Lincoln Park Academy – home of the Wolves! At Lincoln Park Academy, we provide a safe and secure learning environment. Since opening our doors, Lincoln Park has provided an effective, consistent, and academically rigorous education in a safe, disciplined, and nurturing environment. We pride ourselves on our core values of teamwork, ownership, passion, and success. Lincoln Park Academy has received numerous awards including 1st place in the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation Writing Challenge two years in a row. Enrolling your child at Lincoln Park Academy affords your student an educational experience that is superior to the local district. Parents and their children are welcome to meet the principal and staff members, tour the school, and discuss the school’s commitment to education. We hope you consider enrolling at Lincoln Park Academy, and allow us to serve your family.

Alissa Clugh, Principal

Alissa Clugh, Principal

Ms. Alissa Clugh joined Lincoln Park Academy in 2012 with several years of educational experience as a teacher and school leader. Following her teaching career in Cleveland, Ms. Clugh pursued her dream of becoming a school leader by becoming principal of Lincoln Park. She earned her master’s degree in educational leadership from Ashland University, then went on to obtain her superintendent’s license from Cleveland State University. Ms. Clugh is passionate about educating all children, and helping each student thrive, both academically and socially. Her dedication to the students and their families is evident and profound in the school’s culture.

Sherree Dillions, Regional Vice President

Mrs. Dillions joined ACCEL Schools in 2018 with over 25 years of experience as a K-12 educator and principal. Prior to joining ACCEL Schools, Mrs. Dillions worked for Cleveland Municipal School District where she served as Head Principal for over 10 years and systematically turned-around low-performing schools into schools of academic success and achievement. Mrs. Dillions holds a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Master’s degree in Education – Adult Learning & Development, and completed the post graduate Educational Administration Program, all from Cleveland State University. She has also completed the post graduate Urban Superintendents Program at Harvard University. In February 2020, Mrs. Dillions was awarded by Radio One as a “Future History Maker of the City of Cleveland”.

Community School

Lincoln Park Academy is a public, community school. We are our own school district sponsored by the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, which provides oversight and enforces academic, fiscal, and legal accountability. We are managed by ACCEL Schools, a high performing network of over 50 charter schools located throughout the United States.

Community Schools (Charter Schools) offer families an alternative to the local public school. Community schools are tuition-free, open to all students in the county, and focused on meeting student needs for success. Community schools are among the top-performing schools in the nation. Read more about charter schools.

Founded in 2014, ACCEL Schools is a K-12 public charter school management organization (CMO) serving students across the United States in brick-and-mortar, virtual, and hybrid school settings. We focus on improving academic outcomes of students regardless of geographic location or socioeconomic factors. The leadership team at ACCEL Schools has a combined 1000+ years of experience as global school management operators with expertise in curriculum research and design, assessment, student support services, and education consulting. Our entire team fundamentally believes that all children deserve a great education and students should be supported as they pursue a wide variety of post-secondary options. Our robust technology increases engagement, access to resources, efficiencies, and academic results helping our students become productive global citizens.